Phonological Awareness and Oral Reading Skill in Children With Down Syndrome
- Computer Exercises Assess Severity. // USA Today Magazine;Oct2010, Vol. 139 Issue 2785, p10
The article reports on the creation of a series of computer exercises by neuroscientists at the University of Arizona in Tucson which quickly aid in the assessment of the cognitive abilities of persons with Down syndrome.
- A chorus of questions: Readers respond to Patricia Polacco. Bloem, Patricia L.; Manna, Anthony L. // Reading Teacher;May99, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p802
States that children raised the kinds of questions that placed them squarely in the center of the worlds of Patricia Polacco's fiction. How to value children's questions; Importance of expressive oral reading in getting children hooked on books; Strategies for asking questions; How to encourage...
- Increasing reading proficiency of language-minority students with speech and language impairments. Rousseau, Marilyn K.; Tan, Brian Kai Yung // Education & Treatment of Children (ETC);Aug93, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p254
Analyzes the effects of two treatments designed to increase oral reading and reading comprehension of language-minority students. Discussion of key word, listening previewing and baseline; Discussion of key words and listening previewing together; Discussion of key words (reversal); Discussion...
- The Influence of Black English on Diagnosis of Reading In Learning Disabled and Normal Readers. Burke, Suzanne M.; Pflaum, Susanna W.; Knafle, June D. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jan1982, Vol. 15 Issue 1
Investigates the removal of black English dialect features from the error scores of the Gray Oral Reading Test, the Gilmore Oral Reading Test and the Spache Diagnostic Reading Scales. Finding that learning disabled children scored lower than control children on the tests; Indication that...
- Individual and Group Feedback Systems for Improving Oral Reading Accuracy in Learning Disabled and Regular Class Children. Thorpe, Harold W.; Chiang, Berttram; Darch, Craig B. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;May1981, Vol. 14 Issue 5
Investigates the effect of individual and group feedback upon reduction of oral reading errors using as subjects fifth-grade underachievers from a learning disabled (LD) program and a regular classroom. Decrease in the mean error during the group feedback phase; Similar error pattern in the...
- A clearer vision. Harris, Keith A. // New Mexico Business Journal;Jul2000, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p44
Focuses on the author's resolve to overcome the challenges of having a son affected with Down's syndrome. Initial reaction to his son; Experiences leading to face the issue.
- More typical than not. Bockwoldt, Denise // Exceptional Parent;Aug96, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p41
Describes how pediatrician Celia DiMarco helped the author in dealing with having a daughter with Down's syndrome. Emphasizing of the daughter's positive attributes rather than her abnormalities; Reminders that the daughter is more typical than not.
- Social responsiveness of young children with Down Syndrome. Landry, S.H.; Garner, P.W. // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly;Jan1995, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p90
Summarizes the article `Effects of social context and mothers' requesting strategies on Down's syndrome children's social responsiveness,' by S.H. Landry, P.W. Garner, D. Pirie and P.R. Swank, published in the journal `Developmental Psychology,' volume 30, 1994. Comparison with nondisabled...
- A fitness program for individuals with Down syndrome. Dyer, S.M. // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly;Jan1995, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p90
Summarizes the article `Physiological effects of a 13-week physical fitness program on Down syndrome subjects,' by S.M. Dyer, published in the journal `Pediatric Exercise Science,' volume 6, 1994. Schedule of fitness program; Effects on cardiovascular fitness, resting heart rate and blood...