Literacy Instruction and Research

Peck, Alec; Scarpati, Stan
July 2004
Teaching Exceptional Children;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p7
Academic Journal
Introduces a series of articles related to literacy instruction published in the July 2004 issue of the journal "Teaching Exceptional Children." Improvement of literacy; Description of a research-based approach that employs speech-language principles to support literacy skills; Assessment of the word concept skills of students.


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