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ERIC Number: EJ865860
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 27
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0736-9387
Dutch Home-Based Pre-Reading Intervention with Children at Familial Risk of Dyslexia
van Otterloo, Sandra G.; van der Leij, Aryan
Annals of Dyslexia, v59 n2 p169-195 Dec 2009
Children (5 and 6 years old, n = 30) at familial risk of dyslexia received a home-based intervention that focused on phoneme awareness and letter knowledge in the year prior to formal reading instruction. The children were compared to a no-training at-risk control group (n = 27), which was selected a year earlier. After training, we found a small effect on a composite score of phoneme awareness (d = 0.29) and a large effect on receptive letter knowledge (d = 0.88). In first grade, however, this did not result in beneficial effects for the experimental group in word reading and spelling. Results are compared to three former intervention studies in The Netherlands and comparable studies from Denmark and Australia.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Grade 1
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; Denmark; Netherlands