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Nelson, Jason M.; Lindstrom, Will; Foels, Patricia A.; Lamkin, Joanna; Dwyer, Lucia – Annals of Dyslexia, 2019
Although reading is an essential skill for college success, little is known about how college students with and without disabilities read within their actual college curriculum. In the present article, we report on two studies addressing this issue. Within study 1, we developed and validated curriculum-based oral reading fluency measures using a…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, College Students, Oral Reading, Reading Fluency
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Callens, Maaike; Tops, Wim; Stevens, Michaël; Brysbaert, Marc – Annals of Dyslexia, 2014
An increasing number of students with dyslexia register in higher education. As a consequence, information on their pattern of strengths and weaknesses is essential to construct adequate assessment and diagnostic protocols. In a sample of 100 first-year bachelor students with dyslexia and 100 control students, a large pool of cognitive skills were…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Dyslexia, Comparative Analysis, Cognitive Ability
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Al Dahhan, Noor; Georgiou, George K.; Hung, Rickie; Munoz, Douglas; Parrila, Rauno; Kirby, John R. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2014
Although naming speed (NS) has been shown to predict reading into adulthood and differentiate between adult dyslexics and controls, the question remains why NS is related to reading. To address this question, eye movement methodology was combined with three letter NS tasks (the original letter NS task by Denckla & Rudel, "Cortex"…
Descriptors: Eye Movements, Reading Difficulties, Naming, Undergraduate Students
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Deacon, S. Helene; Cook, Kathryn; Parrila, Rauno – Annals of Dyslexia, 2012
We used a questionnaire to identify university students with self-reported difficulties in reading acquisition during elementary school (self-report; n = 31). The performance of the self-report group on standardized measures of word and non-word reading and fluency, passage comprehension and reading rate, and phonological awareness was compared to…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, College Students, Questionnaires, Reading Fluency