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Evidence-based interventions for reading and language difficulties: Creating a virtuous circle

Abstract:

Background: Children may experience two very different forms of reading problem: decoding difficulties (dyslexia) and reading comprehension difficulties. Decoding difficulties appear to be caused by problems with phonological (speech sound) processing. Reading comprehension difficulties in contrast appear to be caused by problems with 'higher level' language difficulties including problems with semantics (including deficient knowledge of word meanings) and grammar (knowledge of morphology and...

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Snowling, MJ More by this author
Journal:
British Journal of Educational Psychology
Volume:
81
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-23
Publication date:
2011-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2044-8279
ISSN:
0007-0998
URN:
uuid:bf0b18cc-e091-451e-975b-23b2f3f433c7
Source identifiers:
379076
Local pid:
pubs:379076
Language:
English

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