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Published: 23 May 2019

168 Pages | 31 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198818304

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Dyslexia: A Very Short Introduction

Margaret J. Snowling

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces the exciting research surrounding dyslexia today, including analysis of the potential causes of dyslexia
  • Discusses the neuroscience of dyslexia, and what we have learned about how it works through techniques such as brain scanning
  • Weighs up the various strategies and interventions which can help people with dyslexia today, sifting the fact from the fiction
  • Provides a brief history of dyslexia since its recognition in 1896
  • Draws on cross-linguistic studies to look at dyslexia in various different languages
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million copies sold worldwide

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