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Early intervention to prevent long-term literacy difficulties: the case of Catch Up Literacy

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Problem: Recent research indicates that about 17% of school leavers have significant literacy problems, a proportion that has not changed significantly in the last 20 years. Literacy problems are associated with increased risk of poverty, unemployment, criminal conviction, and ill-health. Most adults with literacy problems had difficulties in reading from the early stages of schooling onwards.Purpose of study: The purpose of the study was the evaluation of an intervention for children with...

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10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.284

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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Elsevier
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Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences More from this journal
Volume:
46
Pages:
4498-4503
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1877-0428
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English
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394666
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2013-11-16

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