The development of literacy skills in children with Down syndrome : Implications for intervention

  title={The development of literacy skills in children with Down syndrome : Implications for intervention},
  author={Margaret J Snowling and Hannah M. Nash and Lisa M. Henderson},
The cognitive profile observed in Down syndrome is typically uneven with stronger visual than verbal skills, receptive vocabulary stronger than expressive language and grammatical skills, and often strengths in reading abilities. However, there is considerable variation across the population of children with Down syndrome. We begin by outlining some of the methodological issues that surround research on literacy development in Down syndrome before surveying what is known about literacy and… CONTINUE READING

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