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- 1 Approaches to the definition of ‘abnormality’
- 1.1 Introduction
- 1.2 Definitions of ‘normality’
- 1.3 Overview of ‘normality’
- 1.4 Experiencing dyslexia
- 1.5 Defining dyslexia
- 1.6 Positive indicators for dyslexia
- 1.7 Dyslexia as a distinctive condition
- 1.8 Reflecting on definitions of ‘abnormality’
- 2 Explanations of dyslexia
- 2.1 Behavioural, cognitive and biological perspectives
- 2.2 Cognitive explanations of dyslexia
- 2.3 Biological explanations of dyslexia
- 2.4 Differences in brain architecture
- 2.5 Biochemical factors
- 2.6 Environmental explanations of dyslexia?
- 2.7 Reflecting on explanations of ‘abnormal’ development: the case of dyslexia
- 3 Treatment and management
- 3.1 Thinking about intervention
- 3.2 Behavioural approaches
- 3.3 Cognitive approaches
- 3.4 Biological approaches
- 3.5 Evaluating intervention studies
- 3.6 Reflecting on dyslexia
- Further reading
- Current section: References
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