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Reply published on 4 June 2018, see Brain Sci. 2018, 8(6), 99.

Comment of Brain Sci. 2018, 8(2), 26.

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Brain Sci. 2018, 8(6), 100; https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci8060100

Comments on: “What Is Developmental Dyslexia?” Brain Sci. 2018, 8, 26. The Relationship between Eye Movements and Reading Difficulties

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Psychology, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
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Psychology, Bournemouth University, Fern Barrow, Poole BH12 5BB, UK
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School of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, Fylde Rd, Preston PR1 2HE, UK
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Received: 17 May 2018 / Accepted: 31 May 2018 / Published: 4 June 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Related Developmental Disorders)
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We are writing in response to the review article: Stein. J. (2018). What is Developmental Dyslexia? Brain Sciences, 8, 26, doi:10.3390/brainsci8020026. We consider that the section entitled, “Eye Movement Control”, presents a misleading characterisation of current empirical and theoretical understanding. We outline five specific points relating to Stein’s views on eye movement control and developmental dyslexia with which we disagree and conclude that disruption to oculomotor behaviour occurs as a consequence of processing difficulty that individuals with dyslexia experience as they engage in reading. View Full-Text
Keywords: eye movements; dyslexia; reading eye movements; dyslexia; reading
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