chapter  16
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Gwyn, a Case Study of Dyslexia in Australia: Christina E. Van Kraayenoord


Gwyn is an 11-year-old child. At 8 years of age his diffi culties with reading were diagnosed and named as dyslexia by a private educational psychologist. Throughout the interview Gwyn was animated and engaged. He provided thoughtful answers with a keen understanding of his uniqueness, abilities, and diffi culties. He was able to “tell his story” with insight and a wonderful sense of humor.