TB7 D&L Lecture 3; Developmental Dyslexia

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1. Which of these is NOT an alternative theory of dyslexia?

  • Semantic perceptual deficit theories
  • Multiple deficit theories
  • Auditory perceptual deficit theories
  • Cerebellar deficit theories
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2. Which of these is NOT a key behavioural feature of developmental dyslexia?

  • Difficulties in phonological processing related to both storage and retrieval
  • Severe difficulties in learning to spell
  • Impaired at reading words but not non-words
  • Impaired at reading words and nonwords
  • Early difficulties with learning relationships between letters and sounds

3. What is the most WIDELY supported theory of dyslexia at present?

  • The cerebellar hypothesis
  • The phonological deficit hypothesis
  • The simple view of reading
  • The phonological core variable deficit hypothesis

4. What is developmental dyslexia?

  • A reading difficulty caused by an impoverished home environment and education
  • A reading difficulty that is expected in relation to the individual’s intelligence and level of reading instruction
  • A reading difficulty that is unexpected in relation to the individual’s intelligence and level of reading instruction
  • A reading difficulty caused by structural abnormalities

5. Where are difficulties found in reading in phonological dyslexia?

  • Difficulty reading via grapheme-phoneme conversion
  • Difficulty reading via sight-word route

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