reading retardation

reading retardation

Pediatrics Reading difficulties due to mental retardation or cultural deprivation. Cf Dyslexia, Reading disability.
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The other was a specific reading retardation group where the average IQ was around 102.
In contrast to this earlier study, several recent studies suggest that, generally, backward and specific reading retardation groups are not distinct (see Stanovich & Siegel, 1994, for review).
For example, Jorm, Share, MacLean, and Mathews (1986) found "finger localization to be predictive of specific reading retardation and suggested that this may be a class of phonological processing disability" (p.
A prospective study of the relationship between specific language impairment, phonological disorder, and reading retardation.
The second group studied by Rutter and Yule (1975) were termed Specific Reading Retardation (SRR), reading at a level substantially below what would be predicted by their IQ (IQ-discrepant reading group).