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Leong, Che Kan – Annals of Dyslexia, 2002
This commentary reviews forthcoming articles on the scientific study of dyslexia, genetic and neurophysiological aspects of dyslexia, cross-linguistic aspects of literacy development and dyslexia, and theory-based practice. It concludes that educators should continue to strive to promote theory-based research and evidence-based practice to achieve…
Descriptors: Child Development, Dyslexia, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Leong, Che Kan – Annals of Dyslexia, 2002
This article discusses the contributions of Margaret Byrd Rawson in the field of dyslexia. She was instrumental in the founding of the Jemicy School in Maryland, served as President of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and was on the IDA Council of Advisors at the time of her death. (CR)
Descriptors: Biological Influences, Child Development, Dyslexia, Elementary Secondary Education
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Leong, Che Kan – Annals of Dyslexia, 1991
This paper first examines views of developmental dyslexia in the 1960s and the 1970s; then discusses issues of the 1980s (e.g., the importance of verbal efficiency); and then projects to the 1990s the challenges of computer technology as mediated learning, "bounded rationality," and "collective rationality" in education. (DB)
Descriptors: Child Development, Computer Assisted Instruction, Dyslexia, Educational History