Speech perception in severely disabled and average reading children.

  title={Speech perception in severely disabled and average reading children.},
  author={Janet F. Werker and Richard C. Tees},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychology},
  volume={41 1},
ll has been hypothesized thai children with specific disabilities in reading may have subtle auditory and/or speech perception deficits. To address this question, recent investigations have focussed on whether reading disabled children show categorical speech perception. These efforts have yielded equivocal results. The present study was designed to attempt to help resolve this controversy by comparing the performance of severely disabled readers with normal readers in four speech perception… 

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