Patterns of word and nonword processing in skilled and less-skilled readers

Patterns of word and nonword processing in skilled and less-skilled readers Sixty-eight third graders who were less-skilled readers performed more poorly than younger reading-level control children on tests of pseudoword reading and phonological sensitivity. These findings add to the growing consensus that the proximal cause of reading difficulties are spelling-sound coding problems that result from deficient underlying phonological processes and structures. Analyses of their word and pseudoword reading performance provided some suggestive evidence that less-skilled readers are less sensitive than their younger reading-level matched counterparts to all subword-size orthographic units, perhaps especially to grapheme-sized units. Reading and Writing Springer Journals

Patterns of word and nonword processing in skilled and less-skilled readers

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Kluwer Academic Publishers
Copyright © 1999 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
Linguistics; Language and Literature; Psycholinguistics; Education, general; Neurology; Literacy
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