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Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

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Changing Concepts of Dyslexia: Nature, Treatment and Co-Morbidity
Edited by Maggie Snowling

This topic for this the first Virtual Issue of JCPP was prompted by a recent independent review 'Identifying and Teaching Children and Young People with Dyslexia and Literacy Difficulties' (Rose, 2009). This review drew on a large evidence-base and took as its working definition that dyslexia is a disorder primarily affecting reading and spelling development, usually associated with impairments of phonological processing, verbal processing speed and verbal short term memory...

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The Concept of Specific Reading Retardation [PDF download]
Michael Rutter, William Yule
Originally published in JCPP in 1975, Volume 16, Issue 3

Annotation: Does Dyslexia Exist? [PDF download]
Keith E. Stanovich
Originally published in JCPP in 1994, Volume 35, Issue 4

Specific reading disability (dyslexia): what have we learned in the past four decades?
Frank R. Vellutino, Jack M. Fletcher, Margaret J. Snowling, Donna M. Scanlon
Originally published in JCPP in 2004, Volume 45, Issue 1

On the "Specifics" of Specific Reading Disability and Specific Language Impairment [PDF download]
G. M. McArthur, J. H. Hogben, V. T. Edwards, S. M. Heath, E. D. Mengler
Originally published in JCPP in 2000, Volume 41, Issue 7

Pre-literacy skills of subgroups of children with speech sound disorders
Nancy A. Raitano, Bruce F. Pennington, Rachel A. Tunick, Richard Boada, Lawrence D. Shriberg
Originally published in JCPP in 2004, Volume 45, Issue 4

A Prospective Study of the Relationship between Specific Language Impairment, Phonological Disorders and Reading Retardation [PDF download]
D. V. M. Bishop, C. Adams
Originally published in JCPP in 1990, Volume 31, Issue 7

Very early phonological and language skills: estimating individual risk of reading disability
Anne Puolakanaho, Timo Ahonen, Mikko Aro, Kenneth Eklund, Paavo H.T. Leppänen, Anna-Maija Poikkeus, Asko Tolvanen, Minna Torppa, Heikki Lyytinen
Originally published in JCPP in 2007, Volume 48, Issue 9

Word recognition and cognitive profiles of Chinese pre-school children at risk for dyslexia through language delay or familial history of dyslexia
Catherine McBride-Chang, Fanny Lam, Catherine Lam, Sylvia Doo, Simpson W.L. Wong, Yvonne Y.Y. Chow
Originally published in JCPP in 2008, Volume 49, Issue 2

The Social Environmental Correlates of Reading Ability [PDF download]
Jim Stevenson, Glenda Fredman
Originally published in JCPP in 1990, Volume 31, Issue 5

Overlap and specificity of genetic and environmental influences on mathematics and reading disability in 10-year-old twins
Y. Kovas, C.M.A. Haworth, N. Harlaar, S.A. Petrill, P.S. Dale, R. Plomin
Originally published in JCPP in 2007, Volume 48, Issue 9

The relationship between attention, executive functions and reading domain abilities in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and reading disorder: a comparative study
Barbara Bental, Emanuel Tirosh
Originally published in JCPP in 2007, Volume 48, Issue 5

Impaired balance in developmental dyslexia? A meta-analysis of the contending evidence
Kim S.H. Rochelle, Joel B. Talcott
Originally published in JCPP in 2006, Volume 47, Issue 11

Literacy difficulties and psychiatric disorders: evidence for comorbidity
Julia M. Carroll, Barbara Maughan, Robert Goodman, Howard Meltzer
Originally published in JCPP in 2005, Volume 46, Issue 5

Children with Reading Disorders - I. Efficacy of Reading Remediation [PDF download]
Rachel Gittelman, Ingrid Feingold
Originally published in JCPP in 1983, Volume 24, Issue 2

Efficacy of small group reading intervention for beginning readers with reading-delay: a randomised controlled trial
Peter J. Hatcher, Charles Hulme, Jeremy N.V. Miles, Julia M. Carroll, Janet Hatcher, Simon Gibbs, Glynnis Smith, Claudine Bowyer-Crane, Margaret J. Snowling
Originally published in JCPP in 2006, Volume 47, Issue 8

Improving early language and literacy skills: differential effects of an oral language versus a phonology with reading intervention
Claudine Bowyer-Crane, Margaret J. Snowling, Fiona J. Duff, Elizabeth Fieldsend, Julia M. Carroll, Jeremy Miles, Kristina Götz, Charles Hulme
Originally published in JCPP in 2008, Volume 49, Issue 4

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