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Dyslexia 'myth' sparks anger

The media regulator, Ofcom, has received 11 complaints from members of the public against last month's controversial Channel 4 documentary, The Dyslexia Myth.

The British Dyslexia Association and the Adult Dyslexia Organisation, are also preparing submissions to Ofcom, claiming the programme set back their work by years. Professor Julian Elliott, professor of education at Durham university, first aired his claims in The TES that he could not be confident of his ability to diagnose dyslexia. A follow-up conference takes place in London next week.

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