General cognitive ability in children with reading comprehension difficulties.
BACKGROUND: Children with specific reading comprehension difficulties read accurately and fluently but are poor at understanding what they read. AIMS: This study investigated cognitive ability in children with poor reading comprehension with a view to determining the relationship between general cognitive ability and specific reading comprehension difficulty. SAMPLE: Twenty-five poor comprehenders and 24 control children, matched for chronological age and word reading ability, participated i...Expand abstract
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