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Title: Meares-Irlen/Visual Stress Syndrome: is fluorescent lighting affecting reading and learning?
Contributor(s): Loew, Stephen (author); Watson, Kenneth (supervisor); Jones, Graham (supervisor)orcid 
Conferred Date: 2014
Copyright Date: 2013
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Abstract: The Thesis encompass six Journal Articles investigating the visual perception disorder Meares-Irlen/visual stress syndrome, which affects a third of individuals diagnosed with reading disorders and around 12% of the population. Symptoms of visual stress (VS), such as distortions of text and sensitivity to fluorescent lighting, have also been identified in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
Publication Type: Thesis Doctoral
Field of Research Codes: 130312 Special Education and Disability
Rights Statement: Copyright 2013 - Stephen John Loew
Open Access Embargo: 2016-10-25
HERDC Category Description: T2 Thesis - Doctorate by Research
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