DSM-5 Comments by Colker, Shaywitz & Simon

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 legal experts: Ruth Colker, the Distinguished University Professor, Heck-Faust Memorial Chair in Constitutional Law, Moritz College of Law, the Ohio State University; Jo Anne 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.  We hope you will read them.


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