NIH-funded study finds dyslexia not tied to IQ (NIH press release):
- “Regardless of high or low overall scores on an IQ test, children with dyslexia show similar patterns of brain activity, according to researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health. The results call into question the discrepancy model — the practice of classifying a child as dyslexic on the basis of a lag between reading ability and overall IQ scores.”
- “In many school systems, the discrepancy model is the criterion for [Read more…] about Study: Dyslexia not related to intelligence. Implications for discrepancy model?