An offer not only of the money back but compensation on top of that for loss
of expectations if it did not.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Discussions by and for dyslexic people
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Chris Tregenza
> Sent: 27 January 2006 17:25
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [DYSLEXIA] Brightstar, Raviv & Dore /DDat
> What would you consider evidence of an effective treatment?
> Imagine I offered you a magic pill that will treat / cure your dyslexia
> for £1500 but you have to pay upfront. What evidence would you consider
> as proof that the pill worked (or at least works for most people)?
> For example. How many papers published in recognised peer reviewed
> journals would it take? How many personal recommendations would it
> take? Would it make a difference if the BDA offered you a pill compared
> to a commercial company?
> I'm asking this as a serious question and not as precursor to a flame
> war about Dore (for that see the other email thread) because I'm
> planning a web site where this information would be useful. I'm also
> asking because I'm interested in psychology and how people react to new
> technology, e.g. early adopters / late adopters. If there are enough
> replies I will tabulate or summerise them in someway and post the