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Handbook of Reading Disability Research


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Section 1: Pespectives on Reading Disability 1. Political Contexts of Reading Disability 2. Historical Contexts for Understanding Reading Disabilities 3. Poverty and Reading Disabilities 4. Ethnicity and Reading Disabilities 5. Home Language and Reading Disabilities 6. Cognitive Profiles and Reading Disabilities 7. Biological Characteristics and Reading Disabilities 8. Neurosciences and Reading Disabilities 9. Language Development and Reading Disabilities 10. Socio-cultural Aspects of Reading Disabilities 11. Critical Theory and Reading Disabilities 12. Opportunity to Learn and Reading Disabilities Section 2: Causes and Consequences of Reading Disabilities 13. Individual Differences and Reading Disabilities 14. Home Differences and Reading Disabilities 15. Summer Setback and Reading Disabilities 16. Persistence of Reading Disabilities 17. Gender and Reading Disabilities 18. Drug Exposure and Reading Disabilities 19. Aliteracy, Agency, and Identity Section 3: Assessing Reading Proficiency 20. Beliefs and Reading Assessment 21.Assessments for Different Goals 22. Reading Ability as Developing Expertise 23. Traditions of Reading Diagnosis 24. Assessing Reading Disabilities in ELL Student 25. Culturally Relevant Assessment of Reading Disabilities Section 4: Developmental Patterns of Reading Proficiency and Difficulties 26. Emergent Literacy 27. Word Recognition and Fluency 28. Vocabulary 29. Self-regulation 30. Comprehension 31. Writing 32. Discussion 33. Motivation Section Five: Developmental Interventions 34. Expert Classroom Instruction 35. Extended Learning Beyond the Classroom 36. Interventions to Develop the Phonological Systems 37. Interventions to Develop Decoding Proficiencies 38. Interventions to Enhance Fluency and Rate of Reading 39. Interventions to Enhance Vocabulary Development 40. Interventions to Enhance Narrative Comprehension 41. Interventions to Enhance Informational Text Comprehension 42. Interventions to Develop e-text Learning Section 6: Studying Reading Disabilities 43. Teacher Research 44. Single-subject and Case Study Designs 45. Experimental Research 46. Observational Research 47. Interpretive Research 48. Large Database Analyses 49. Survey 50. Meta-analysis

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Anne McGill-Franzen is Professor and Director of the Reading Center at the University of Tennessee. She was recipient of the International Reading Association Nila Banton Smith Award, co-recipient (with Dr. Richard L. Allington) of the IRA Albert J. Harris Award for research published in the field of reading disabilities, and the 2004 recipient of the IRA Dina Feitelson Award honoring an empirical study of language and literacy acquisition with clear implications for instruction. Dr. McGill-Franzen was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Reading Conference, serves on the editorial advisory boards of several major journals and was Technical Consultant for the UNESCO funded project on diagnostic teaching of reading in Kenya, Ghana, and Tanzania. Richard L. Allington is Professor of Education at the University of Tennessee. He has served or serves on the editorial advisory boards of Reading Research Quarterly, Review of Educational Research, Journal of Educational Psychology, Reading Teacher, Elementary School Journal, Journal of Literacy Research, and Remedial and Special Education. A past president of the National Reading Conference and the International Reading Association, he was co-recipient (with Dr. Anne McGill-Franzen) of the Albert J. Harris Award for contributions to improving professional understanding of reading/learning disabilities, and was elected to the Reading Hall of Fame.


"This excellent book should be on the shelves of every academic library. All of the experts in the field of reading are present, and all aspects of reading and reading instruction are addressed....Essential."--CHOICE

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