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ERIC Number: ED150869
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Oct
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Word-Retrieval Process and Reading Failures.
Wolf-Ward, Maryanne
The shift from viewing reading as primarily a perceptual process to viewing it as primarily a linguistic process, combined with the consideration of reading failure as not one but many disabilities, formed the basis for the assumption that there exists a duo-symbiosis between reading and speech and between speech and word-finding. The development of this assumption is traced through a model of word-retrieval which indicates areas of possible intersection between word-retrieval and reading. Ways of testing the basic assumption are suggested, and implications for research in reading and reading disability are discussed, including the suggestion that particular word-finding patterns may be able to predict specific reading problems. (Author/AM)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (2nd, Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 1977) ; Appendix will be marginally legible due to print quality