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Editors’ commentary

Editors’ commentary Ann. of Dyslexia (2007) 57:1–2 DOI 10.1007/s11881-007-0006-x Chris Schatschneider & Donald L. Compton Published online: 18 May 2007 The International Dyslexia Association 2007 Volume 57 marks a change of editors for Annals of Dyslexia (Annals). We are very excited to have this opportunity to serve The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) by coediting Annals. However, we owe a large debt of gratitude to the outgoing editor, Che Kan (CK) Leong. It is our opinion that he has had a profound and long-lasting effect on Annals during his 5-year editorship. His tireless commitment to Annals has resulted in several major changes. One of CK’s most significant actions as editor has been the modernization of the journal. CK worked hard to have Annals listed on the Social Sciences Citation Index. This has provided Annals with the opportunity to disseminate cutting-edge research related to dyslexia to a wider and more diverse set of readers. In addition, CK advocated strongly that the journal should come out more than once a year. As a result Annals is now published twice a year, which has significantly decreased the lag time between acceptance and publication of manuscripts. Finally, through CK’s work with the leadership at IDA, Annals http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Dyslexia Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 by The International Dyslexia Association
Subject
Linguistics; Language and Literature; Psycholinguistics; Education, general; Neurology
ISSN
0736-9387
eISSN
1934-7243
DOI
10.1007/s11881-007-0006-x
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Abstract

Ann. of Dyslexia (2007) 57:1–2 DOI 10.1007/s11881-007-0006-x Chris Schatschneider & Donald L. Compton Published online: 18 May 2007 The International Dyslexia Association 2007 Volume 57 marks a change of editors for Annals of Dyslexia (Annals). We are very excited to have this opportunity to serve The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) by coediting Annals. However, we owe a large debt of gratitude to the outgoing editor, Che Kan (CK) Leong. It is our opinion that he has had a profound and long-lasting effect on Annals during his 5-year editorship. His tireless commitment to Annals has resulted in several major changes. One of CK’s most significant actions as editor has been the modernization of the journal. CK worked hard to have Annals listed on the Social Sciences Citation Index. This has provided Annals with the opportunity to disseminate cutting-edge research related to dyslexia to a wider and more diverse set of readers. In addition, CK advocated strongly that the journal should come out more than once a year. As a result Annals is now published twice a year, which has significantly decreased the lag time between acceptance and publication of manuscripts. Finally, through CK’s work with the leadership at IDA, Annals

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Annals of DyslexiaSpringer Journals

Published: May 18, 2007

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