chapter  3
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Clinical Diagnosis and treatment of Reading Disorders: Rhonda B. Friedman

The activity of reading depends upon the integration of many component processes, both linguistic and visual. Thus there are many different ways for reading to break down following injury to the brain. A thorough assessment of reading begins with an examination of elementary visual processing, and proceeds through analyses of orthographic, phonologic, and semantic processing of single written words, to a final assessment of reading comprehension of text.