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- Basically a failure to learn to read. However there is a distinct lack of consensus among educators, psychologists and physicians in exactly how to characterize reading failures.
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Developmental Disorders
  Dyslexia
PsychNet-UK Dyslexia Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Adult Dyslexia Organisation - Include a comprehensive check list. There appears to be a fault on this site. 3/5
British Dyslexia Association - The BDA is the voice of dyslexic people. Our vision is that of a dyslexia friendly society that enables dyslexic people to reach their potential 3/5
Dyslectech: Talking Computers and Dyslexia - Dyslexic.com aims to be the UK's one-stop-shop to meet the technology needs of dyslexic people of all ages. We can provide: Computers with dyslexia-oriented software installed, Advice on the right software package for you, Talking dictionaries, dictating machines and many other handy gadgets,Seminars and training for teachers and other education professionals. 3/5
Dyslexia Online - An online magazine offering information on and resources for dyslexia. 2/5
International Dyslexia Association - Formerly the Orton Dyslexia Society. 4/5
PDF Review of Human Visual development: Crowding and Dyslexia - Cognitive Neuroscience, 5, 436­452. Atkinson, J. (1991) Review of human visual development: crowding and dyslexia. In J. Stein (Ed.),   PDF File. 
       
  Tic Disorders            Also Tourette's Syndrome
PsychNet-UK Transiant Tic Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
PsychNet-UK Chronic Motor or Vocal Tic Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Tic Disorders - A tic is a problem in which a part of the body moves repeatedly, quickly, suddenly and uncontrollably. 3/5
Tic Disorders - A Clear Practical Approach for the Parents. 3/5
Tic Disorders - Are characterized by the persistent presence of tics, which are abrupt, repetitive involuntary movements and sounds that have been described as caricatures of normal physical acts. The best known of these disorders is Tourette's disorder, or Tourette's syndrome. 3/5
   
Phonological Disorder
PsychNet-UK Phonological Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Phonological Disorder - Occurs when a child does not develop the ability to produce some or all sounds necessary for speech that are normally used at his or her age. 3/5
Speech Disorder and Phonological Disorder - Online Diagnosis ( Not endorsed or recommended by PsychNet-UK)
What are phonological disorders? - Phonological disorders are characterized by failure to use speech sounds that are appropriate for the individual’s age and dialect. 3/5
 
Speech Articulation Disorders
PsychNet-UK Speech Articulation Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Articulation (Speech) Disorder - A child with an articulation (speech sound) disorder has difficulty producing individual speech sounds or producing sounds correctly in words. 3/5
Articulation Disorders - Are those that are related to an individual’s ability to say particular sounds and/or string particular sounds together. 3/5
 
Apraxia of Speech
Apraxia-Kids - A comprehensive source of information related to childhood apraxia of speech (verbal dyspraxia) with articles on diagnosis and treatment, messageboards, resources. This site has now joined together with the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association. 3/5
Apraxia of Speech - Also known as verbal apraxia or dyspraxia, is a speech disorder in which a person has trouble saying what he or she wants to say correctly and consistently. 3/5
What is Developmental Apraxia of Speech? - This excellent article by Ann S. Guild,MACCC/SLP with some additions Tracy Vail, MSCCC/SLP is reproduced with their permission in order to help all parents, grandparents, special educators and speech language pathologists understand our children.
   
General - Developmental Disorders
Communication Disorders in Children - What is meant by a Communication Disorder3/5
Developmental Psychology Links by Subtopic - Links related to infancy, adoption, childhood development, child protection, parenting, adolescence, and more. From Social psychology Org.  3/5
Speech Research Index - An excellent set of links to all aspects of speech information. 4/5
   
Recommended Books:
 
Dyslexia
Disorders of Articulation
  Dyslexia: A Parents' Survival Guide (Paperback) by Christine Ostler (Author) Disorders of Articulation (Foundations of Speech Pathology) (Hardcover) by James A. Carrell (Author) Apraxia: The Neuropsychology of Action (Brain Damage,
Behaviour & Cognition) (Hardcover) by Leslie J. Gonzalez
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(1878) noted that, even when a specific body part may be unable
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