An Ophthalmologist’s Perspective
  • Roger L. Hiatt


The role of vision in learning is well known. It has been estimated that 85% of a child’s learning involves the visual modality. In general, parents and teachers almost automatically first suspect vision difficulties as the cause of impaired reading skills. This chapter focuses on the child who has a reading problem but whose visual acuity is intact.


Reading Disability Reading Speed Developmental Dyslexia Dyslexic Child Angular Gyrus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger L. Hiatt
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  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of Tennessee Center for the Health SciencesMemphisUSA

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