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Word Recognition and the Nature of Reading Difficulty in Children with an Intellectual Disability: A Review.
Jenkinson, Josephine C. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
Research has found similarities between specific reading disability and reading difficulty in children of low intelligence, especially in short-term memory deficits. Studies indicate that ability to acquire and use a knowledge of spelling patterns is a major problem, and efforts to teach more efficient decoding skills have met with limited…
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Mental Retardation, Reading Ability, Reading Difficulties
The Use of Letter Position Cues in the Visual Processing of Words by Children with an Intellectual Disability and Nondisabled Children.
Jenkinson, Josephine C. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1992
Two experiments were conducted to investigate possible deficiencies in strategies used for decoding words by 20 children (ages 20-12) with intellectual disabilities. Results indicated that subjects did not make use of information in words (specifically letter position cues) to aid in their identification, whereas beginning and experienced…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Decoding (Reading), Intermediate Grades, Mental Retardation