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Learning to read in Williams syndrome and Down syndrome: syndrome-specific precursors and developmental trajectories.

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BACKGROUND: In typical development, early reading is underpinned by language skills, like vocabulary and phonological awareness (PA), as well as taught skills like letter knowledge. Less is understood about how early reading develops in children with neurodevelopmental disorders who display specific profiles of linguistic strengths and weaknesses, such as Down syndrome (DS) and Williams syndrome (WS). METHODS: Early reading, letter knowledge, rhyme matching, phoneme matching and receptive vo...

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10.1111/jcpp.12070

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Cornish, K More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines
Volume:
54
Issue:
7
Pages:
754-762
Publication date:
2013-07-05
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EISSN:
1469-7610
ISSN:
0021-9630
URN:
uuid:20feee11-8eae-42b0-b8a7-91211a47f3bd
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401816
Local pid:
pubs:401816

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