Handbook of Research on Reading Disabilities

Handbook of Research on Reading Disabilities

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Bringing together a wide range of research on reading disabilities, this comprehensive Handbook extends current discussion and thinking beyond a narrowly defined psychometric perspective. Emphasizing that learning to read proficiently is a long-term developmental process involving many interventions of various kinds, all keyed to individual developmental needs, it addresses traditional questions (What is the nature or causes of reading disabilities? How are reading disabilities assessed? How should reading disabilities be remediated? To what extent is remediation possible?) but from multiple or alternative perspectives. Taking incursions into the broader research literature represented by linguistic and anthropological paradigms, as well as psychological and educational research, the volume is on the front line in exploring the relation of reading disability to learning and language, to poverty and prejudice, and to instruction and schooling. The editors and authors are distinguished scholars with extensive research experience and publication records and numerous honors and awards from professional organizations representing the range of disciplines in the field of reading disabilities. Throughout, their contributions are contextualized within the framework of educators struggling to develop concrete instructional practices that meet the learning needs of the lowest achieving readers.TABLE 33.1 Continued Author(s) Grade/Age (N) Label (Country/Native English- Language Proficiency Reading Measures ... del Exito en la Lectura fluency ( Good et al., 2003) (.97, correlation between English and Spanish passage) Instructional Issues Teachers Should ... (1999) a 4th/5th transition classroom, classrooms were Latino/a, Multiple interviews with each teachers and one in a 5th/6th bilingualanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Research on Reading Disabilities
Author: Anne McGill-Franzen, Richard L. Allington
Publisher:Routledge - 2010-11-01

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