Written Language Disorder: Medical researchers fear there's no cure for bad writing
debaron at illinois.edu
Thu May 14 04:46:31 UTC 2009
There's a new post on the Web of Language:
Written Language Disorder: Medical researchers fear there's no cure
for bad writing
A group of Mayo Clinic researchers has found that almost 15 percent of
otherwise normal school-aged children in Rochester, Minnesota, are
suffering from Written Language Disorder. According to Dr. Slavica K.
Katusic, while Written Language Disorder, or WLD, does not pose as
great a threat as the H1N1 virus, it’s actually just as common in
school children as reading problems, with boys twice as likely as
girls to be symptomatic.
read more about this medical scourge at the Web of Language: http://illinois.edu/goto/weboflanguage
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Department of English
University of Illinois
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