ERIC Number: EJ527324
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Linking Reading with Meaning: A Case Study of a Hyperlexic Reader.
Worthy, Jo; Invernizzi, Marcia A.
Journal of Reading Behavior, v27 n4 p585-603 Dec 1995
Describes the characteristics of hyperlexia (ability to decode words but not to understand what was read) in a diagnostic case study of a 14-year-old mentally handicapped girl. Uses a learner-centered, literature-based approach over an 18-month period. Notes that her reading and writing competency and attitudes improved steadily. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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