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ERIC Number: EJ865605
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
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ISSN: ISSN-1937-6928
A Multisensory Approach to Teach Arabic Decoding to Students with Dyslexia
Hazoury, Katia H.; Oweini, Ahmad A.; Bahous, Rima
Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, v7 n1 p1-20 2009
This paper proposes a technique for teaching decoding of the Arabic language to Arab dyslexic students following the multisensory, systematic, explicit phonics approach and based in part on the Orton-Gillingham approach. This technique emphasizes vocabulary controlled, font-modified, cumulative, color-coded reading materials, and orthographic rather than linguistic patterns. A comprehensive theoretical framework and a detailed development of the multisensory lessons are provided, and a sample lesson is included. This method needs to be tested empirically to measure its effectiveness. Supplementary activities are recommended to maximize its benefits.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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