Neurolinguistic profiles of developmental dyslexia in a longitudinal perspective

Researcher: Ellie van Setten, MSc (PhD student) 

Expected thesis defense: 2018

First promotor: Prof. Ben Maassen, PhD (Dyslexia, RuG)

Collaborators: Prof. Aryan van der Leij, PhD (UvA, Amsterdam), Titia van Zuijen, PhD (UvA, Amsterdam), Britt Hakvoort, PhD (UvA, Amsterdam)

Funding: NWO-GW

Children from the Dutch Dyslexia Programme will be further studied with respect to phonological and language processing mechanisms by means of behavioral, ERP and fMRI measurements to investigate the large variability in the developmental trajectory of reading acquisition and the ultimately reached level of reading proficiency among these children.