Dyslexia: Past, Present, and Future
Paper presented at 6th Annual MTSU Literacy Research Conference, Murfreesboro, TN, 2018
9 Pages Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Date Written: February 1, 2018
The current paper aims to provide a historical overview of the dyslexia therapy and research. Currently, dyslexia research is an interdisciplinary endeavor encompassing a wide array of subjects including neurology, education, psychology, and linguistics. However, under the influence of the concurrent literary, educational and psychological trends in different eras, different fields have provided unique insights into the nature of reading difficulties. The paper concludes with a brief discussion of the current trends in the dyslexia research.
Keywords: Dyslexia, overview, reading difficulty, historical review
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