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Dyslexia Is Caused by Phonological Deficits. Fact or Fiction?

Since the beginning of the twentieth century, dyslexia research has been dominated by a search for the Holy Grail: the single cognitive deficit that is necessary and sufficient to cause all behavioral characteristics of dyslexia. Until the 1950s, the belief was that dyslexia is attributable to visual processing problems.


A Multi-Cognitive Deficit Model of Developmental Dyslexia

A multi-cognitive deficit model considers all the aspects that may contribute to dyslexia: focused, sustained, divided and visual spatial attention; visual, auditory and phonological processing; rapid naming and processing speed; verbal, visual, auditory, sequential, iconic, short-term, long-term and working memory; logical reasoning; etc.