Semantically Related Reading Issues for Children From Low Income Environments In this article, the authors discuss research that addresses semantically related reading issues for children in poverty. In addition to providing a theoretical framework, the authors provide research-based intervention strategies and suggestions for speech-language pathologists to use to improve remediation efforts on vocabulary development, particularly in the area of semantic ... Article
Article  |   July 01, 2010
Semantically Related Reading Issues for Children From Low Income Environments
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  • Robyn A. Ziolkowski
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • Howard Goldstein
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
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Development / Special Populations / Genetic & Congenital Disorders / Early Identification & Intervention / School-Based Settings / Language Disorders / Reading & Writing Disorders / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Articles
Article   |   July 01, 2010
Semantically Related Reading Issues for Children From Low Income Environments
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, July 2010, Vol. 17, 59-65. doi:10.1044/lle17.2.59
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, July 2010, Vol. 17, 59-65. doi:10.1044/lle17.2.59

In this article, the authors discuss research that addresses semantically related reading issues for children in poverty. In addition to providing a theoretical framework, the authors provide research-based intervention strategies and suggestions for speech-language pathologists to use to improve remediation efforts on vocabulary development, particularly in the area of semantic representation, for children who are at risk for developing reading disabilities.

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