There are important legal and scientific/medical concerns and suggested criteria, including that Dyslexia should be represented as a specific disorder. A joint response by two legal experts: Ruth Colker, the Distinguished University Professor, Heck-Faust Memorial Chair in Constitutional Law, Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University; JoAnn Simon, nationally recognized expert on disability law; and two physician-scientists, Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz titled: Comments on Proposed DSM-5 Criteria for Specific Learning Disorder from a Legal and Medical/Scientific Perspective.
Please click here to read our joint response to the
proposed DSM-5 criteria for Specific Learning Disorder.
The Center and its Co-Directors, Bennett and Sally Shaywitz, express their profound sorrow on the passing of Barbara Bush. Barbara Bush leaves an extraordinary legacy of caring and working without stop to bring awareness and support for those who have dyslexia. READ MORERead More