Children's Reading Problems: Psychology and Education / Edition 1

Children's Reading Problems: Psychology and Education / Edition 1

by Peter Bryant, Lynette Bradley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631136835

ISBN-13: 9780631136835

Pub. Date: 01/16/1991

Publisher: Wiley

A surprisingly large number of otherwise 'normal' children have problems learning to read, and these difficulties can produce disastrous consequences. Can we isolate the causes of reading problems? How can we best help backward readers? Peter Bryant and Lynette Bradley, in a trenchant and convincingly argued critique, show that many of the existing psychological

Overview

A surprisingly large number of otherwise 'normal' children have problems learning to read, and these difficulties can produce disastrous consequences. Can we isolate the causes of reading problems? How can we best help backward readers? Peter Bryant and Lynette Bradley, in a trenchant and convincingly argued critique, show that many of the existing psychological explanations of reading problems are based on flawed research and on entirely inadequate evidence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631136835
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/16/1991
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.49(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. What is the Problem?.

2. Getting the Evidence Right.

3. Is there a Deficit?.

4. Awareness of Sounds and Reading.

5. Does the Way Backward Readers Read and Spell Reflect the Way they Think?.

6. Dyslexia, Dyslexia's.

7. Two Ways of Teaching Backwards Readers.

8. The Two Methods in Practice.

Epilogue.

References.

Index.

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