DSM-5 Comments by Colker, Shaywitz & Simon
There are important legal and scientific/medical concerns and suggested criteria, including that Dyslexia should be represented as a specific disorder. A joint response by legal experts: Ruth Colker, the Distinguished University Professor, Heck-Faust Memorial Chair in Constitutional Law, Moritz College of Law, the Ohio State University; Jo Anne Simon, nationally recognized expert on disability law; and two physician-scientists, Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz titled: Comments on Proposed DSM-5 Criteria for Specific Learning Disorder from a Legal and Medical/Scientific Perspective. We hope you will read them.