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Glisson, Laura; Leitão, Suze; Claessen, Mary – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2019
This study designed and evaluated the efficacy of a manualised programme for children in mainstream school with delays in narrative discourse. Efficacy was evaluated using a Phase 1 non-randomised single-subject across multiple-baselines design. The programme was delivered by a speech pathologist with 11 mainstream children aged 5;0-5;11 years, in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Mainstreaming
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Nation, Kate – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2019
Reading comprehension is a complex task which depends on a range of cognitive and linguistic processes. According to the Simple View of Reading, this complexity can be captured as the product of two sets of skills: decoding and linguistic comprehension. The Simple View explains variance in reading comprehension and provides a good framework to…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Beginning Reading, Decoding (Reading), Preschool Children
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Westwood, Peter – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2019
The author provides an overview of several theories of numeracy acquisition that, despite criticisms, have withstood the passage of time and continue to influence policy and practices in schools. These are followed by a brief review of some recent research in the domain of numeracy learning and teaching. The article ends with some of the current…
Descriptors: Numeracy, Learning Theories, Mathematics Skills, Child Development
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Polat, Elif; Cagiltay, K.; Aykut, C.; Karasu, N. – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2019
Students with specific learning disabilities (SLD) typically do not perform at the expected levels of academic achievement. Tangible mobile applications are learning devices that allow for physical engagement and multisensory interaction. They present as promising tools to facilitate learning for students with SLD. This study explored the use of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities, Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Technology
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Tunmer, William E.; Hoover, Wesley A. – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2019
This article presents an overview of a conceptual framework designed to help reading professionals better understand what their students are facing as they learn to read in alphabetic writing systems. The US National Reading Panel (NRP) recommended five instructional components for improving reading outcomes but presented these instructional…
Descriptors: Remedial Reading, Reading Difficulties, Prevention, Reading Teachers
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Nicholson, Tom; Tiru, Shanthi – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2019
Researchers have found that summer reading loss contributes to the reading achievement gap between low and high socioeconomic (SES) children. This study aimed to examine the effectiveness of a 3-week summer intervention in addressing this slide for 36 low SES children compared with another 36 children in a matched control group from one New…
Descriptors: Summer Schools, Reading Programs, Achievement Gap, Reading Achievement
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Lee, Lay Wah – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2019
This paper synthesizes research on dyslexia remediation, word recognition development and the Malay language writing system to design and develop a Malay language word recognition intervention program (MyBaca) for children with dyslexia. Malay is alphabetic, is highly transparent, with salient syllabic units. The program is designed based on…
Descriptors: Word Recognition, Dyslexia, Indonesian Languages, Remedial Instruction
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Lathouras, Maria; Westerveld, Marleen F.; Trembath, David – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2019
This study aimed to investigate if a universal 24-week oral language and emergent literacy programme delivered to students in the first year of schooling positively impacts reading performance 2 years post intervention. Eighty-nine participants were second grade students from three primary schools in low socio-economic status areas. Using a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Foreign Countries, Low Income Students
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Livingston, Emily M.; Siegel, Linda S.; Ribary, Urs – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2018
Learning disabilities are associated with mental health, behavioural and social difficulties. Developmental dyslexia is a particularly salient example of a learning disability that is associated with social and emotional consequences that are not considered primary features of the disorder. These issues can remain and, in some cases, escalate in…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities, Emotional Problems, Anxiety
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Westwood, Peter – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2018
This review highlights some areas of current interest in teaching students to spell and how spelling skills develop. The topics covered in the paper include: theories of spelling acquisition, theories guiding effective teaching, the importance of word study approaches across the age range, the influence of technology on learning to spell, spelling…
Descriptors: Spelling, Teaching Methods, Spelling Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Castles, Anne; Polito, Vince; Pritchard, Stephen; Anandakumar, Thushara; Coltheart, Max – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2018
Nonword reading measures are widely used to index children's phonics knowledge, and are included in the Phonics Screening Check currently implemented in England and under consideration in Australia. However, critics have argued that the use of nonword measures disadvantages good readers, as they will be influenced by their strong lexical knowledge…
Descriptors: Reading Tests, Phonics, Error Patterns, Elementary School Students
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Serry, Tanya; Oates, Jennifer; Ennals, Priscilla; Venville, Annie; Williams, Anne; Fossey, Ellie; Steel, Gillian – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2018
This study explored the experiences of university students who identified as always having had reading difficulties. Thirty-three participants, all from one Australian university, were surveyed and 10 were also interviewed. Findings revealed that many shared academic challenges related to studying, along with a belief that their difficulties were…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Surveys, Interviews, Barriers
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Chapman, James W.; Greaney, Keith T.; Arrow, Alison W.; Tunmer, William E. – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2018
New Zealand's approach to literacy instruction is predominantly whole language. Explicit code-orientated literacy instruction is not favoured, however, most teachers are believed to include phonics in their literacy lessons. No study has been reported on phonics use in New Zealand schools. Survey responses on the use of phonics instruction from…
Descriptors: Phonics, Cues, Literacy Education, Whole Language Approach
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Brenchley, Celia; Costello, Shane – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2018
Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD) have a relatively rare incidence, estimated to be approximately 1.7% of all learning disabilities. Symptoms of the disorder are perceptual, social and emotional. These symptoms differ according to the developmental age, with 85% of cases being diagnosed in secondary school when education becomes more…
Descriptors: Intervention, Nonverbal Ability, Learning Disabilities, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Gibbs, Kathryn – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2018
Students with AD/HD experience difficulty concentrating in the classroom due to unwanted behaviours. This article focuses on what six Australian adolescent boys have to say about teacher and teaching factors that enabled them to regain focus (if distracted) and concentrate on classroom learning. A multiple, instrumental case-study was used to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Males, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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