Effects of targeted reading instruction on phonological awareness and phonic decoding in children with down syndrome.

@article{Cologon2011EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of targeted reading instruction on phonological awareness and phonic decoding in children with down syndrome.},
  author={Kathy Cologon and Linda Cupples and Shirley Wyver},
  journal={American journal on intellectual and developmental disabilities},
  year={2011},
  volume={116 2},
  pages={
          111-29
        }
}
This research evaluated the effectiveness of reading instruction targeting oral reading and phonological awareness for children with Down syndrome (affecting chromosome 21). The participants were 7 children ranging in age from 2 years, 11 months to 10 years, 8 months. Each child acted as his/her own control, with assessments of language, cognition, phonological awareness, word and short-passage comprehension, and oral reading ability conducted on four occasions (initially, preintervention… CONTINUE READING

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