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ERIC Number: EJ794330
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 37
ISSN: ISSN-1088-3576
Using a Three-Step Decoding Strategy with Constant Time Delay to Teach Word Reading to Students with Mild and Moderate Mental Retardation
Tucker Cohen, Elisabeth; Heller, Kathryn Wolff; Alberto, Paul; Fredrick, Laura D.
Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, v23 n2 p67-78 2008
The use of a three-step decoding strategy with constant time delay for teaching decoding and word reading to students with mild and moderate mental retardation was investigated in this study. A multiple probe design was used to examine the percentage of words correctly decoded and read as well as the percentage of sounds correctly decoded. The data indicate that all five students learned to read words using the three-step decoding strategy with constant time delay. This was replicated with increased learning efficiency using a second set of phonetically similar words. Implications of this study on phonological memory and reading ability are discussed. (Contains 3 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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