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Evaluation of a phonological reading programme for children with Down Syndrome

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This article reports the evaluation of a 10-week phonologically-based literacy programme involving 10 children with Down syndrome (DS). At the outset, each child relied on a whole word method of reading with no apparent use of decoding strategies. The reading and phonological skills of the children were assessed twice prior to undertaking the training (baseline), at the end of training and after three months. The literacy programme targeted phonological skills at the onset-rime level, alphabe...

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10.1177/0265659011414277

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Snowling, MJ More by this author
Journal:
CHILD LANGUAGE TEACHING and THERAPY
Volume:
28
Issue:
1
Pages:
39-56
Publication date:
2012-02-05
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EISSN:
1477-0865
ISSN:
0265-6590
URN:
uuid:31be8c4b-290f-4f21-8514-7f82f064f080
Source identifiers:
379069
Local pid:
pubs:379069

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