Nancy-Louise Howes

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This study examined the memory performance of children with reading disabilities (RD) using methodology representative of three theoretical perspectives on RD subtypes: the phonological deficit, dual route, and phonological-core variable-difference models. Analyses compared the serial memory, verbal learning, and abstract visual-spatial memory performance(More)
Recent neuroradiologic and brain imaging technologies, along with methods for displaying electrophysiologic data, have promulgated active exploration in the assessment of learning disability with attempts to improve diagnostic precision and elucidate the neurobiological substrates of learning disorders. The following article reviews these techniques and(More)
For Study 1, 24 readers with dysphonetic dyslexia and 21 with dyseidetic dyslexia, classified by Boder criteria, were compared to 90 control group participants (45 matched for age and 45 for reading level) on the Composite Memory Index (CMI) score from the Test of Memory and Learning (TOMAL). CMI scores were significantly lower for children with dyslexia (p(More)
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