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Training reading and phoneme awareness skills in children with Down syndrome

Abstract:

The authors report a short-term reading intervention study involving 15 children with Down syndrome (DS) who attended mainstream schools. The intervention programme taught children phoneme segmentation and blending skills in the context of learning letter-sounds and working with words in books. The children were taught by their learning support assistants, who received special training for this purpose. Compared to a waiting group, a group of eight children with DS improved significantly on m...

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10.1007/s11145-007-9089-3

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Journal:
READING AND WRITING
Volume:
21
Issue:
4
Pages:
395-412
Publication date:
2008-06-05
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EISSN:
1573-0905
ISSN:
0922-4777
URN:
uuid:0e24c83f-32a4-43d8-954b-daeee602dc2e
Source identifiers:
379095
Local pid:
pubs:379095

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