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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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Rothou, Kyriakoula M.; Padeliadu, Susana – Annals of Dyslexia, 2019
The study explored the inflectional morphological awareness of Greek-speaking children with dyslexia in grade 3. The sample consisted of 24 dyslexic children and 32 chronological age-matched typically developing readers. All participants completed two oral experimental tasks of inflectional morphological awareness (i.e., verb inflections and…
Descriptors: Greek, Dyslexia, Language Processing, Metalinguistics
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Lifshitz-Ben-Basat, Adi; Fostick, Leah – Annals of Dyslexia, 2019
Research suggests that a central difficulty in dyslexia may be impaired rapid temporal processing. Good temporal processing is also needed for musical perception, which relies on the ability to detect rapid changes. Our study is the first to measure the perception of adults with and without dyslexia on all three dimensions of music (rhythm, pitch,…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Cognitive Processes, Music, Difficulty Level
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van der Kleij, S. W.; Segers, E.; Groen, M. A.; Verhoeven, L. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2019
The goal of this study was to examine the post-treatment development of word and pseudoword accuracy and fluency and its cognitive and linguistic predictors in Dutch children with dyslexia compared with typical readers in the upper primary grades. Word and pseudoword reading accuracy and fluency were assessed at the start and end of grade 5 and at…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Reading Fluency, Reading Skills, Accuracy
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Verpalen, Anick; Van de Vijver, Fons; Backus, Ad – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
We set out to address the adequacy of dyslexia screening in Dutch and non-western immigrant children, using the Dutch Dyslexia Screening Test (DST-NL) and outcomes of the Dutch dyslexia protocol, both of which are susceptible to cultural bias. Using the protocol as standard, we conducted an ROC (Receiver Operating Characteristics) analysis in…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Dyslexia, Indo European Languages, Cultural Background
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Inácio, Filomena; Faísca, Luís; Forkstam, Christian; Araújo, Susana; Bramão, Inês; Reis, Alexandra; Petersson, Karl Magnus – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
This study investigates the implicit sequence learning abilities of dyslexic children using an artificial grammar learning task with an extended exposure period. Twenty children with developmental dyslexia participated in the study and were matched with two control groups--one matched for age and other for reading skills. During 3 days, all…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Grammar, Task Analysis, Matched Groups
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Gates, Louis – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
The accompanying article introduces highly transparent grapheme-phoneme relationships embodied within a Periodic table of decoding cells, which arguably presents the quintessential transparent decoding elements. The study then folds these cells into one highly transparent but simply stated singularity generalization--this generalization unifies…
Descriptors: Phoneme Grapheme Correspondence, Charts, Generalization, Decoding (Reading)
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Hebert, Megan; Zhang, Xiaozhou; Parrila, Rauno – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
The current study aimed to examine performance times during text reading and question answering of students with and without a history of reading difficulties. Forty-three university students with a history of reading difficulties (HRD) were compared to 124 university students without a history of reading difficulties on measures of word and…
Descriptors: College Students, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Reading Rate
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Kuster, Sanne M.; van Weerdenburg, Marjolijn; Gompel, Marjolein; Bosman, Anna M. T. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
In two experiments, the claim was tested that the font "Dyslexie", specifically designed for people with dyslexia, eases reading performance of children with (and without) dyslexia. Three questions were investigated. (1) Does the Dyslexie font lead to faster and/or more accurate reading? (2) Do children have a preference for the Dyslexie…
Descriptors: Layout (Publications), Visual Aids, Dyslexia, Reading Rate
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Singh, Sonia; Walk, Anne M.; Conway, Christopher M. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
Previous research suggests that individuals with developmental dyslexia perform below typical readers on non-linguistic cognitive tasks involving the learning and encoding of statistical-sequential patterns. However, the neural mechanisms underlying such a deficit have not been well examined. The aim of the present study was to investigate the…
Descriptors: Statistics, Dyslexia, Cognitive Processes, Brain Hemisphere Functions
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Menashe, Shay – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
The aim of this study was to gain additional knowledge about the asynchrony phenomenon in developmental dyslexia, especially when spatial selective attention is manipulated. Adults with developmental dyslexia and non-impaired readers underwent two experimental tasks, one including alphabetic stimuli (pre-lexical consonant-vowel syllables) and the…
Descriptors: Adults, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Diagnostic Tests, Attention Control
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Georgiou, George K.; Ghazyani, Raabia; Parrila, Rauno – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine different hypotheses in relation to RAN deficits in dyslexia. Thirty university students with dyslexia and 32 chronological-age controls were assessed on RAN Digits and Colors as well as on two versions of RAN Letters and Objects (one with five items repeated 16 times and one with 20 items repeated four…
Descriptors: College Students, Dyslexia, Control Groups, Articulation (Speech)
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Ring, Jeremiah; Black, Jeffrey L. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
Research demonstrates that phonological skills provide the basis of reading acquisition and are a primary processing deficit in dyslexia. This consensus has led to the development of effective methods of reading intervention. However, a single phonological deficit is not sufficient to account for the heterogeneity of individuals with dyslexia, and…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Disability Identification, Intervention, Reading Difficulties
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Gellert, Anna S.; Elbro, Carsten – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
The present study examined the predictive validity of a dynamic test of decoding in which participants are taught three novel letters and how to synthesize the corresponding letter sounds into new words. One version of this dynamic test was administered to 158 kindergarten children before the onset of formal reading instruction along with…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Decoding (Reading), Reading Instruction, Longitudinal Studies
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Chung, Kevin Kien Hoa; Lo, Jason C. M.; McBride, Catherine – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
Dyslexia is a developmental disability affecting the acquisition of reading and writing skills, and its developmental nature makes longitudinal research of great importance. This study therefore investigated the cognitive-linguistic profiles of the typical-functioning dyslexics and high-functioning dyslexics with longitudinal cohorts of…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Longitudinal Studies, Identification, Chinese
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