The case for the narrow view of reading.

@article{Kamhi2009TheCF,
  title={The case for the narrow view of reading.},
  author={Alan G. Kamhi},
  journal={Language, speech, and hearing services in schools},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={
          174-7
        }
}
  • A. Kamhi
  • Published 1 April 2009
  • Education
  • Language, speech, and hearing services in schools
PURPOSE This prologue reiterates the case for the narrow view of reading as a solution to the persistently high levels of reading failure that occurs in our schools and provides a brief summary of the 5 response articles. METHOD The arguments that support the narrow view of reading are presented and the respondents are introduced. CONCLUSION Although the contributors to this clinical forum may have different views, we all are working toward a common goal: improving the literacy levels of… 

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