By H.N. Levinson
Dyslexia was once first defined via English physicians, Kerr and Morgan, in 1896. apparently, the structural cortical speculation at the start proposed by way of Morgan continues to be held in huge esteem, albeit in somewhat changed kinds. regardless of eighty years of escalating learn efforts and piles of correspond ing facts, there keeps to exist a difficult diagnostic-therapeutic clinical void and riddle during which dyslexics can neither be scientifically unusual from different gradual rookies nor medically taken care of; and patho gnomonic medical symptoms stay as elusive as an appropriate neurophysiologic conceptualization. This ebook is the result of a IS-year-Iong look for an answer to the riddle characterizing dyslexia. All of my preliminary makes an attempt at re-exploring the secure outdated (cortical, psychogenic, etc.) dyslexic paths and ideas led nowhere. anything new was once wanted. young ones and adults have been agony. Educators and oldsters have been bewildered. solutions have been wanted. the govt. guy dated equivalent schooling for the educational disabled. Clinicians have been ready. And traditionalists remained fixated to the theoretical previous and ignorant of the scientific dyslexic reality.
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For example, b was confused with d, p with q, was with saw, and on with no. Words, syllables, letters, and parts of letters were frequently skipped over and omitted, Thus, p might be seen and read as 0 or l, t as i, dog as do, and read as red. At times, letters, syllables, and even words, were inappropriately inserted during the reading process and go might be read as going or gone, and us as bus. Letters and syllables of successive words were periodically fused or condensed, and read as new words.
B) Man and earth are not centers of the universe, and thus man and his projected image in earth were scientifically "shrunk" to mere specks in the infinite scientific cosmos. " (d) Man and his conscious mental functioning are significantly governed and dominated by unconscious, repressed, animal-like instincts, drives, and motives; and, as a result, he has been forced to accept a most unpleasant fact-that he is not even master in his own house. 3. " 4. " Needless to say, psychotherapists expecting initial gratitude from neurotic patients following analysis of their narcissistic defenses and exposure of their painful, unconscious, past memories of insignificance, helplessness, and vulnerability are indeed naive.
What's wrong? Do you have trouble understanding the math? Or do you have trouble remembering math tables? Why do you have difficulty remembering right and left? Can you explain the meaning of right and left? Although the answers to these and countless other questions did not result in the expected psychogenic solution of dyslexia, the data generated did elucidate the complex, fluctuating, and variable nature of the dyslexic disorder under scrutiny. Were it not for the unexpected insights derived from this massive, dual quantitative-qualitative investigation, a solution to the dyslexic riddle would never have materialized.