Are RAN- and phonological awareness-deficits additive in children with reading disabilities?

@article{Compton2001AreRA,
  title={Are RAN- and phonological awareness-deficits additive in children with reading disabilities?},
  author={Donald L. Compton and John C Defries and Richard K. Olson},
  journal={Dyslexia},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={125-49}
}
The double-deficit hypothesis (Wolf, M. and Bowers, P.G. (1999) The double-deficit hypothesis for the developmental dyslexias. Journal of Educational Psychology, 91, 415-438) proposes that deficits in phonological processing and rapid automatized naming (RAN) are separable sources of reading dysfunction. Further, the double-deficit hypothesis predicts that the presence of deficits in both phonological processing and RAN have an additive negative influence on reading performance above and beyond… CONTINUE READING