ERIC Number: EJ440474
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Training the Word Recognition Skills of Reading Disabled Children: Treatment and Transfer Effects.
Lovett, Maureen W.; And Others
Journal of Educational Psychology, v82 n4 p769-80 Dec 1990
To determine whether disabled readers can benefit from letter-sound instruction if attention to individual regular words is increased, 38 male and 16 female disabled readers aged 7 to 13 years participated in whole word, letter-sound, or control training programs. Implications of improvement by both experimental groups are discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Children, Comparative Analysis, Decoding (Reading), Dyslexia, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Learning Disabilities, Outcomes of Treatment, Phoneme Grapheme Correspondence, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Remedial Programs, Spelling, Transfer of Training, Vocabulary Skills, Word Recognition
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the International Neuropsychological Society (15th, Washington, DC, February 1987) and the American Educational Research Association (San Francisco, CA, March 27-31, 1989).