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ERIC Number: EJ915747
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0891-4222
Emergent Literacy Activities, Instructional Adaptations and School Absence of Children with Cerebral Palsy in Special Education
Peeters, Marieke; de Moor, Jan; Verhoeven, Ludo
Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, v32 n2 p659-668 Mar-Apr 2011
The goal of the present study was to get an overview of the emergent literacy activities, instructional adaptations and school absence of children with cerebral palsy (CP) compared to normally developing peers. The results showed that there were differences between the groups regarding the amount of emergent literacy instruction. While time dedicated to storybook reading and independent picture-book reading was comparable, the children with CP received fewer opportunities to work with educational software and more time was dedicated to rhyming games and singing. For the children with CP, the level of speech, intellectual, and physical impairments were all related to the amount of time in emergent literacy instruction. Additionally, the amount of time reading precursors is trained and the number of specific reading precursors that is trained is all related to skills of emergent literacy. (Contains 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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