Reading disabilities

Kindergarten screening for reading disabilities (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No.1, Article 5, 2007

The authors of this study designed and measured the efficacy of a kindergarten screening tool aimed at identifying children at risk for reading disabilities.

The study is a longitudinal one that followed 499 Saskatchewan children from kindergarten through Grade 3. The kindergarten screening process consisted of assessments of phonological awareness and letter-sound understanding.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-02-26

The Cognitive Psychology of Literacy Teaching: Reading, Writing, Spelling, Dyslexia (2008)

In this book the author examines the concept of dyslexia. He begins by looking at the cognitive psychology of literacy, that is, how the brain works when it reads, writes or spells. He then looks at some interesting and unusual new ideas such as the powerful effect of affect on learning and performance, the significance of learned helplessness to learning and literacy and the enigma of consciousness in our teaching.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2008-09-30

Learning Disabilities (2001)

Bulletin - Issue 3 of 3, Spring 2001

This document deals with adults who have learning disabilities. Different aspects of the concept of learning disabilities are presented in this manual in simple terms. True stories of adults with learning difficulties contribute to the different parts of the manual. There are also many references to books, videos and websites that people can have access to for more information.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2003-05-29

Should Reading-Disabled Adults Be Distinguished From Other Adults Seeking Literacy Instruction? A Review of Theory and Research (1993)

This paper examines current research on the nature and treatment of reading disabilities during childhood and adulthood. This study suggests that there are fewer differences than traditionally has been assumed between adults with reading disabilities and adults with reading problems that stem from a lack of educational opportunity or from a generally weak aptitude for learning.

Get resource
Added: 
1993-01-01
© 2020 Copian Library