I would be very interested in knowing more about this deeply embedded
cognitive style you are researching and using video, I too am a PhD student
researching this area but not with video although it a part of my process
and method. When is the conference you are talking at and where, I would
really like to come and know more about it.
On 17/7/08 00:42, "Larry Arnold" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> What is unfortunate in the US of A is that the social construction of
> dyslexia, disagregated into
> several components as either developmental reading disorder or developmental
> writing disorder, finds
> itself catalogued in the infamous American Pychiatrists Association
> publication, the diagnostic and
> statistical manual of mental disorders implying by it's very inclusion that it
> is considered as a
> psychiatric condition.
> I do not concur, dyslexia is yet another facet of neurodiversity, indeed I
> would argue so is much
> else that is somewhat arbitrarily catalogued as psychiatric, given that
> psychiatry is far behind
> cognitive neuroscience in so far as proper attribution of cause and effect is
> BTW I am really cool with the idea that I get to use the word "arse" in the
> title of an academic
> Lookee see, cos I am dealing with some of these same issues there, but in the
> context of autism.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Discussions by and for dyslexic people
>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Sheridan Sharp1
>> Sent: 16 July 2008 21:30
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [DYSLEXIA] auditory processing
>> Michelle, I too am dyslexic, I have dyslexic children, I
>> specialise in dyslexia in my work so I have a great deal of
>> understanding and knowledge in the field.
>> What makes you think you have mental health problems?
>> Dyslexia is certainly not a mental health problem.
>> Unfortunately Dolfrog is well known for making statements
>> that have been proven to be incorrect, inaccurate and not
>> backed up by any evidence. His comments often show his lack
>> of knowledge and true understanding of dyslexia. My personal
>> opinion Is that his blatant inaccuracies tend to discredit
>> his own arguments.
>> Yes not all dyslexics have the same difficulties. Some may
>> have auditory same may have visual processing difficulties
>> some may have both.
>> Auditory processing difficulties is also a significant
>> characteristic of the Autistic spectrum including Aspergers syndrome.
>> On 16/07/2008 08:49, "michelle oakes"
>> <[log in to unmask]> wrote: