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Simply a Speech Impairment? Literacy Challenges for Individuals with Severe Congenital Speech Impairments.
Smith, Martine M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2001
This article reviews literature relating to the role of severe congenital speech impairment on phonological processing before reporting on a study of five adults with severe congenital speech impairments and their responses on tasks involving reading, receptive vocabulary, lexical decision making, and phoneme identification. Difficulties with…
Descriptors: Adults, Literacy, Phoneme Grapheme Correspondence, Phonology
The Relative Effect of a Code-Oriented and a Meaning-Oriented Early Literacy Program on Regular and Low Progress Australian Students in Year 1 Classrooms Which Implement Reading Recovery.
Center, Yola; Freeman, Louella; Robertson, Gregory – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2001
A study found that all regular and reading recovery students (n=150) participating in a code-oriented program, Schoolwide Early Learning and Literacy (SWELL), significantly outperformed counterparts (n=163) on tests measuring pseudoword decoding, reading connected text, invented spelling, and a standardized reading measure at the end of Year 1.…
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Foreign Countries, Individualized Instruction, Invented Spelling