History to judge dyslexia pioneer
If David is suggesting that the dyslexia, dyspraxia, attention deficit treatment programme is leading to significant improvements in the treatment of dyslexia, it is worth taking seriously.
Critics may argue that the experiment is unscientific and sample sizes are small. However, they may forget there is the positive subjective data from the parents and children involved in the experimentation who share his optimism.
History is littered with scientific advances which were once scoffed at by peers at the time. After all, didn't some people believe that the world was flat and Magellan was told his ship would fall over the edge of the universe?
Professor Ken Reid Deputy principal Swansea institute of higher education Mount Pleasant Swansea