chapter  7
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Alon, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Israel: Talya Gur and David Share


Alon, a 10-year-old boy in the fourth grade, was diagnosed as dyslexic at the age of 8, prior to entering the grade 3. Alon is a bright child who enjoys the support of his close-knit family. During the interview Alon cooperated fully with the interviewer. Nevertheless, he did not communicate easily and although he opened up more in later stages of the interview, he continued to respond to the questions in an abbreviated manner.