Lexical tone awareness among Chinese children with developmental dyslexia.

  title={Lexical tone awareness among Chinese children with developmental dyslexia.},
  author={Wing-Sze Li and Connie Suk-Han Ho},
  journal={Journal of child language},
  volume={38 4},
This study examined the extent and nature of lexical tone deficit in Chinese developmental dyslexia. Twenty Cantonese-speaking Chinese dyslexic children (mean age 8;11) were compared to twenty average readers of the same age (CA control group, mean age 8;11), and another twenty younger average readers of the same word reading level (RL control group, mean age 7;4) on different measures of lexical tone awareness, rhyme awareness and visual-verbal paired-associate learning. Results showed that… CONTINUE READING

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