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This book, about reading disability of all types and some of the teaching methods that may ameliorate it, is a collection of essays and reports, some new in this volume and some reprinted from previous publications. Contributions are made by seventeen different authors whose backgrounds are predominantly in the fields of psychology and education. The articles are sorted, somewhat artificially, into three sections: one devoted to a general description of reading retardation and related observations, a second dealing with current approaches to the teaching of retarded readers, and the third a collection of case reports.
It is part of the fascination and frustration of reading problems that they touch on the interests of several different professional groups and their respective disciplines. The educator, of course, is often the first to recognize that a significant retardation in reading exists, and in the end it is he who is left with the
Robb RM. The Disabled Reader: Education of the Dyslexic Child. Arch Ophthalmol. 1967;77(6):844–845. doi:10.1001/archopht.1967.00980020846028
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