IDA Symposium Behavior, Brain Function, and Genes. The Neurobiological Basis of Dyslexia and Dysgraphia :: Implications for Instructional Treatment Virginia W. Berninger and Todd L. Richards University of Washington, Seattle, WA [email protected] Today’s Presentation.
1. Known Effective Treatment for Dyslexia: Multisensory and Structured Language
2. New Knowledge from Brain Imaging of Dyslexia and Dysgraphia:
Working Memory and Motor/End Organs (Phonological + Orthographic Loops)
3. Treatment-Related Differential Diagnosis of Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, and OWL LD within Working Memory Architecture
1. Multidisciplinary Learning Disabilities Research Center Grant, Biological and Educational Links to Learning Disabilities
P50 33812 1995-2006 from NICHD.
2. Interventions for Component Writing Skills, HD 25858-06-12 from NICHD, 1995-2008.
3. Assessment of Component Writing Processes, HD 25858-01-03 from NICHD, 1989-1992
4. Shannon Award, HD 15858-04-05 from NICHD, 1992-1994.
5. Identifying and Nurturing Early Mathematical Talent, 1993-1996, from the US Department of Education (Javits Gifted Grant).
6. Early intervention to prevent reading disabilities in urban, minority children. 1989-1990, Institute for Ethnic Studies in US.
7. Microcomputer-assisted diagnosis of writing disabilities. 1987-1988, University of Washington Graduate School Research Fund.
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