Agraphia Writing is a relatively late and laboriously acquired language function (Berninger, 1996) and is not culturally universal. Even in literate cultures, the range of writing skills performed by individuals varies hugely across the population along several dimensions including the frequency of use (Parr, 1992) and the range of activities practiced ... Article
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  • Isabelle Barriere
    The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    University of Hertfordshire, England
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Article   |   April 01, 2002
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SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, April 2002, Vol. 12, 13-20. doi:10.1044/nnsld12.1.13
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, April 2002, Vol. 12, 13-20. doi:10.1044/nnsld12.1.13
Acknowledgments
While writing this article the author benefited from an IGERT traineeship and a Johns Hopkins fellowship. Special thanks to Marjorie Lorch and Brenda Rapp for constantly sharing their expertise and interest in writing disorders; to all the members of JHU Cognitive Science Department for providing a convivial and supportive work environment and to Christiane Bohn, Adam Buchwald, Delia Kong, Krisztina Tar and Ilan Volkov for their moral support and encouragement during the writing of this article.
Dr. Isabelle Barriere is a linguist from the Department of Linguistics, University of Hertfordshire, England, who is currently completing a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Cognitive Science, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.
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