The Eide Neurolearning Blog has a good post on the difference between poor readers who have problems decoding the text and poor readers who have problems comprehending the text.
In this very straightforward study, the authors point out the mistake of thinking that interventions should be the same for all readers in the poor reading group. Children with dyslexia and children with a more generalized language disorder have different learning needs, but they can’t be distinguished by comprehension alone.
- ABA versus DIR
- Balance, Motor Control, Dyslexia, Children and Adults
- Other Dyslexia Myth Coverage
- Decoding Psychiatric Propaganda
- Response to ‘The Dyslexia Myth’ from Maggie Snowling