The Study of Dyslexia in Czechoslovakia

  • Jaroslav Šturma


Difficulties in reading, writing, and spelling are as old as written language itself. These disorders, however, were not studied or treated in Czechoslovakia until the last century when the educational ideas formulated by my countryman John Amos Comenius (Jan Amos Komenský), emphasizing the right to education began to gain ground. Since that time, disorders in written and spoken language have been subjects of intensive research and have aroused a great deal of public interest.


Reading Disability Reading Fluency Dyslexic Child Spelling Error Slavic Language 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaroslav Šturma
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  1. 1.Child Psychiatric HospitalPrague 9Czechoslovakia

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