Identifying dyslexia from a neurobiological perspective
Fumiko Hoeft, MD, Ph.D.

Fumiko Hoeft MD PhD is Associate Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Weill Institute for Neurosciences and directs the UCSF Hoeft Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory ( She is a psychiatrist, neurophysiologist, as well as a developmental cognitive and systems neuroscientist with theoretical interest in the neurobiological mechanisms underlying individual differences in brain maturational processes as well as acquisition of skills such as literacy in typical and atypical populations such as reading disorders (RD) a.k.a. developmental dyslexia. Full Bio

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CSUSB, Palm Desert CA
Neuhaus Educational Center – Houston, TX
UCSF Dyslexia Center, San Francisco, CA
Wilson Language Training, Oxford MA
Aim Academy, Conshohocken, PA
Athena Academy, Palo Alto, CA
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Eagle Hill Southport School, Southport, CT
The Howard School, Atlanta, GA
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Westmark School, Encino, CA
Schenck School, Atlanta, GA