TB7 D&L Lecture 2 Quiz; Reading Development in typical and atypical children

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1. What accounted for the largest amount of variance in Muter et al (2004) study?

  • Phonological awareness and Vocabulary
  • Phonological awareness and letter-sound knowledge
  • Phonological awareness and rhyme awareness
  • Letter-sound knowledge and rhyme awareness
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2. Why was onset-rime awareness thought to have more of an effect on early reading than phoneme awareness?

  • Children make analogies to help them read unknown words,but phonological skill/awareness seems to be a more important factor
  • Children make analogies to help them decode text more effectively

3. When were the greatest improvements caused by intervention found in oral language?

  • Adults
  • Younger children
  • Older children
  • The elderly

4. Although lower than in typically developing children, what are the 'strengths' of children with down syndrome?

  • Social skills, reading and speech perception & production
  • Oral language, verbal memory and visual skills & visual memory
  • Social skills, reading and visual skills & visual memory
  • Oral language, verbal memory, speech perception & production

5. In Burgoyne et als (2012) training intervention study, did gains generalise to other skills e.g receptive and expressive grammar?

  • No
  • Yes


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