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The second deficit: An investigation of the independence of phonological and naming-speed deficits in developmental dyslexia
Maryanne Wolf, Alyssa Goldberg O’Rourke, Calvin Gidney, Maureen Lovett, Paul Cirino & Robin Morris

The second deficit: An investigation of the independence of phonological and naming-speed deficits in developmental dyslexia Maryanne Wolf, Alyssa Goldberg O’Rourke, Calvin Gidney, Maureen Lovett, Paul Cirino & Robin Morris Click here to download…

Morphological awareness: Just “more phonological”? The roles of morphological and phonological awareness in reading development
S. Helene Deacon and John R. Kirby

Morphological awareness: Just “more phonological”? The roles of morphological and phonological awareness in reading development S. Helene Deacon and John R. Kirby Click here to download…

Developmental trajectories of white matter structure in children with and without reading impairments
Catherine Lebel, Alina Benischek, Bryce Gerraert, John Holahan, Sally Shaywitz, Kirran Bakhshi, and Bennett Shaywitz

Developmental trajectories of white matter structure in children with and without reading impairments Catherine Lebel, Alina Benischek, Bryce Gerraert, John Holahan, Sally Shaywitz, Kirran Bakhshi, and Bennett Shaywitz Click here to download…

Disruption of Functional Networks in Dyslexia: A Whole-Brain, Data-Driven Analysis of Connectivity
Emily S. Finn, Xilin Shen, John M. Holahan, Dustin Scheinost, Cheryl Lacadie, Xenophon Papademetris, Sally E. Shaywitz, Bennett A. Shaywitz, and R. Todd Constable

Disruption of Functional Networks in Dyslexia_ A Whole-Brain, Data-Driven Analysis of Connectivity Emily S. Finn, Xilin Shen, John M. Holahan, Dustin Scheinost, Cheryl Lacadie, Xenophon Papademetris, Sally E. Shaywitz, Bennett A. Shaywitz, and R. Todd Constable Click here to download…

In the Classroom: Ideas and Strategies for Kids with ADD and Learning Disabilities

Children with attention deficit disorder and/or learning disabilities can be a challenge for any classroom teacher. This page provides some practical suggestions that can be used in the regular classroom as well as the special education classroom. By looking through a given list of interventions, a teacher will be able to select one or more

Reading Rockets: Building Parent-Teacher Relationships

Effective communication is essential for building school-family partnerships. It constitutes the foundation for all other forms of family involvement in education. Read more…

The Education of Dyslexic Children from Childhood to Young Adulthood

Sally E. Shaywitz, Robin Morris, and Bennett A. Shaywitz AbstractThe past two decades have witnessed an explosion in our understand-ing of dyslexia (or specific reading disability), the most common andmost carefully studied of the learning disabilities. We first reviewthe core concepts of dyslexia: its definition, prevalence, and devel-opmental course. Next we examine the cognitive model

Progress in reading instruction requires a better understanding of the English spelling system

There is an overwhelming consensus in the research community that systematic phonics is best practice for early reading instruction in English. That is, children should be explicitly taught the associations between graphemes and phonemes before learning other aspects of their writing system, including the important role that meaning plays in organizing spellings (through morphology andetymology).