A Case Study of Dyslexia Child at the Primary Education Level in Pakistan
- You Want Me to What? Read? Horowitz, Sheldon H. // Children's Voice;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p17
The article focuses on reading disabilities among middle and high school students in the United States. This kind of disability, with dyslexia as an example, are found to be influenced by genetic and environmental factors. Parents, educators and school personnel are faced with the challenge of...
- Examining the Reading Difficulty of Secondary Students with Learning Disabilities. S�enz, Laura M.; Fuchs, Lynn S. // Remedial & Special Education;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p31
The purpose of this study was to identify the skill areas in which secondary students with learning disabilities exhibit deferential reading performance on narrative versus expository text. For this study, 111 high school students in special and remedial education classes were administered two...
- Effects of Accommodations on High-Stakes Testing for Students With Reading Disabilities. Fletcher, Jack M.; Francis, David J.; Boudousquie, Amy; Copeland, Kim; Young, Victoria; Kalinowski, Sharon; Vaughn, Sharon // Exceptional Children;Winter2006, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p136
The interaction hypothesis proposes that valid test accommodations benefit only those with disabilities. To evaluate this hypothesis, Grade 3 students with word decoding difficulties identified with dyslexia and average decoders were randomly assigned to take the same version of the Texas...
- Dyslexia and the brain: What does current research tell us? Hudson, Roxanne F.; High, Leslie; Al Otaiba, Stephanie // Reading Teacher;Mar2007, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p506
This article offers an understanding of the underlying characteristics of students with dyslexia. Being aware of current research about the brain and its relation to students with dyslexia is considered significant in education, and this in turn will help teachers understand and evaluate...
- Performance of School Age Reading Disabled Students on the Phonological Awareness Subtests of the Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing (CTOPP). Marshall, Dorothy; Christo, Catherine; Davis, John // Contemporary School Psychology (California Association of School;2013, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p93
This study examined the performance of reading disabled children on the two Phonological Awareness Subtests of the Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing (CTOPP). Participants performed significantly different on these two subtests with a poorer performance on the Elision subtest than...
- DYSLEXIA: A TERM IN SEARCH OF A DEFINITION. White, Michael; Miller, Sidney R. // Journal of Special Education;Spring83, Vol. 17 Issue 1
Attempts to answer the question of how dyslexia is operationally defined and whether researchers attempt to differentiate the particular type of dyslexia under investigation from other types. Incorporation of distinct types of reading disorders in research; Operational definition of dyslexia...
- Getting Into the Adolescent Literacy Game. Ehren, Barbara J. // ASHA Leader;4/16/2002, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p4
Presents an analogy between basketball and adolescent literacy. Prevalence of adults with reading and writing difficulties; Aspects of adolescent literacy; Role of speech-language pathologists in developing adolescent literacy.
- Why My Child Cannot Read Well? Schwartz, Terry L. // American Orthoptic Journal;2002, Vol. 52, p31
Explores the role of the ophthalmologist and orthopist in diagnosis, treatment, education and advocacy for the reading disabled child. Required steps for fluency in reading; Information on dyslexia; Alternative therapies.
- Bytes for dyslexia. // New Scientist;11/10/90, Vol. 128 Issue 1742, p19
Discusses a new project at the Harris City Technology College in Croydon, London, that is designed to aid children with dyslexia by using computer programs.