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Dyslexia (cont.)

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Author: Neelkamal S Soares, MD, MBBS, FAAP, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Kentucky, SE Kentucky Family Practice Clinics

Editors: Elizabeth A Finley-Belgrad, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor,, Inc.; Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Last Editorial Review: 3/6/2007

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