What do preservice teachers from the USA and the UK know about dyslexia?

@article{Washburn2014WhatDP,
  title={What do preservice teachers from the USA and the UK know about dyslexia?},
  author={Erin K. Washburn and Emily S Binks-Cantrell and R. Malatesha Joshi},
  journal={Dyslexia},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={1-18}
}
The purpose of the study was to examine the knowledge base of preservice teachers from the USA and the UK of dyslexia as a language-based learning disability. A survey (both US and UK versions) was constructed using current research-based understandings of dyslexia as a language-based learning disability. One hundred and one preservice teachers from the USA and 70 preservice teachers from the UK were administered the survey. Results indicated that participants in the two groups demonstrated… CONTINUE READING
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