Word identification and reading disorders in the Spanish language.

  title={Word identification and reading disorders in the Spanish language.},
  author={Juan E Jim{\'e}nez Gonz{\'a}lez and I Hern{\'a}ndez Valle},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  volume={33 1},
In this study, a reading-level-match design was used to test the hypothesis that children with reading disability (RD) are characterized by poor phonological skills, and that a developmental lag, as opposed to a specific deficit, will be found in transparent orthographies. Spanish has a transparent orthography and thus children with RD should not show severe difficulties in the use of the phonological route, as in the English language. A sample of 118 participants was selected and organized… CONTINUE READING

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