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ERIC Number: EJ679490
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2194
Toward a Research-Based Assessment of Dyslexia: Using Cognitive Measures To Identify Reading Disabilities.
Bell, Sherry Mee; McCallum, R. Steve; Cox, Elizabeth A.
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v36 n6 p505-16 Nov-Dec 2003
Elementary and middle school children (n=105) completed measures of reading achievement and cognitive abilities. Factor analysis produced three empirically and theoretically derived factors, auditory processing, visual processing/speed, and memory. Together the three factors combined predicted 61 to 85% of the variance associated with different reading achievement areas. The auditory processing factor was the strongest predictor. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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