1. The Nature of the Problem: Cerebral dominance and its relationship to the problems of handedness and disorders of the language function are discussed n detail, with comparisons of the theories put for - and by different authorities.
2. How it can be tackled: The essential requirement is early diagnosis and treatment of the syndrome, and emphasis is given throughout to the importance of early ascertainment. Long- standing cases require lengthy individual treatment, and therefore those in contact with the pre-school child must have training o enable them to recognise early signs, and to give advice at the outset.
3. Results to be expected; It is stressed throughout that the prognosis is good, provided that treatment is undertaken early. If cases with the specific reading disability are ascertained at the very beginning, the results of treatment are uniiformly good, and as a rule, no permanent disability remains.