TITLE

The Validity of Perceptual Deficit Explanations of Reading Disability: A Reply to Fletcher and Satz

AUTHOR(S)
Vellutino, Frank R.
PUB. DATE
March 1979
SOURCE
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Mar1979, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p160
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the author's rebuttal of Fletcher and Satz's critique of his theory that reading disability is not caused by perceptual deficiency. Erroneous equation of linguistic and unitary deficit explanations of reading disability; Assumption that disabled readers are characterized by central nervous system disorders; Methodological and interpretive factors of reading disabilities.
ACCESSION #
4729888

 

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