How do the spellings of children with dyslexia compare with those of nondyslexic children ?

@inproceedings{Cassar2005HowDT,
  title={How do the spellings of children with dyslexia compare with those of nondyslexic children ?},
  author={M C Cassar and Rebecca Treiman and Louisa Moats and Tatiana Cury Pollo and Brett Kessler},
  year={2005}
}
Children with dyslexia are believed to have very poor phonological skills for which they compensate, to some extent, through relatively well-developed knowledge of letter patterns. We tested this view in Study 1 by comparing 25 dyslexic children and 25 younger normal children, chosen so that both groups performed, on average, at a second-grade spelling level. Phonological skill was assessed using phoneme counting and nonword spelling tasks. Knowledge of legal and illegal letter patterns was… CONTINUE READING