Continuing the Debate: A Response to the Literacy Research Association’s Dyslexia Research Report

Elizabeth A. Green


The Literacy Research Association (LRA) is known for releasing research reports on essential topics in the field of literacy. An Examination of Dyslexia Research and Instruction, with Policy Implications is a recent LRA report with far-reaching impact in education and policy. The report claimed to be a summary of dyslexia research and instruction, however, much recent research on dyslexia definitions, diagnosis, interventions, neuroscience, and law was left out. This paper is a response to the LRA report with the intent to examine elements of the report that are particularly important and well explained, as well as those that are problematic.


Dyslexia, Literacy, Research Report, Diagnosis, Intervention, Education Policy

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