dysfluent

dysfluent

 [dis-floo´ent]
proceeding with difficulty; said of speech disorders such as stuttering.
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When examining the relationship between reading skill and reading prosody, researchers find that dysfluent readers read passages slowly without proper expression (Cowie, Douglas-Cowie, & Wichmann, 2002).
The current study aimed to design a motivational learning environment for dysfluent people.
mTBI can negatively affect an individual's cognitive-communication functioning, including difficulties with concentration and memory [11-13]; problems participating in social communication; disorganized verbal expression; dysfluent speech; word-retrieval problems; and difficulties with planning, problem solving, judgment, and decision making (Table) [14-17].
Training reading fluency in dysfluent readers with high reading accuracy: Word specific effects but low transfer to untrained words.
Antecedents of fluent and dysfluent oral reading: A descriptive analysis.
On the first oral reading assessment of the passage, "I Think I Can Handle It," Xin Wei's oral reading was dysfluent.
Based on the belief that dysfluent reading is more often instructionally induced than caused by problems inherent in the student, Allington explains how teachers can encourage fluency development through classroom reading lessons and in intervention programs for struggling readers.
Dysfluent beginning readers are identified by their excessively slow, laborious reading, which in turn, impairs comprehension (Schwanenflugel et al 2006).
They outline basic principles of stuttering and its treatment, from assessment through explaining treatment to parents, and provide hundreds of treatment activities to use with dysfluent children and adolescents.
Dysfluent basic math skills may even limit and prevent acquisition of advanced math skills that depend on those skills (Binder, 1996; Haughton, 1972; Starlin, 1972).
If the teacher had based her evaluation of book discussions on the January discussion, which at times sounded dysfluent, messy, and awkward, she may have concluded that the discussion format was ineffective and discontinued its implementation.