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ERIC Number: EJ608037
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-8294
Explaining Individual Differences in Spelling Ability.
Kamhi, Alan G.; Hinton, Linette N.
Topics in Language Disorders, v20 n3 p37-49 May 2000
This article considers differences between good and poor spellers and concludes individual differences in spelling ability are the result of differences in the knowledge of sound-spelling information rather than differences in visual memory abilities. Poor spellers may rely more on visual strategies, but this is due to limited phonological knowledge. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Special Issue: The ABCs of Spelling: Development, Assessment, and Intervention.