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    Phonological Awareness: From Research to Practice (Challenges in Language and Literacy) (Paperback) By (author) Gail T. Gillon

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    DescriptionThis unique resource provides a comprehensive review of current knowledge about phonological awareness, together with practical guidance for helping preschoolers to adolescents acquire needed skills. Up-to-date findings are synthesized on the development of phonological awareness; its role in literacy learning; and how it can be enhanced in students at risk for reading difficulties and those with reading disorders or speech or language impairments. Of particular value to general and special educators and speech - language professionals, the book's clear recommendations for assessment and intervention show how to translate the research into day-to-day teaching and clinical practice.


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    Title
    Phonological Awareness
    Subtitle
    From Research to Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gail T. Gillon
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 270
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 400 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781593854720
    ISBN 10: 1593854722
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25610
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    DC22: 372.465
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JNU
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    Abridged Dewey: 371
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    BISAC V2.8: EDU026000
    LC classification: LC
    BISAC V2.8: LAN011000
    B&T Approval Code: A37709400
    BISAC V2.8: LAN010000
    Publisher
    Guilford Publications
    Imprint name
    Guilford Publications
    Publication date
    08 March 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Gail T. Gillon, PhD, Department of Communication Disorders, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Review quote
    'A necessary and welcome text... It is likely that it will be used widely in courses covering literacy acquisition as well as by professionals working with clinical populations who have reading difficulty... 5 Stars!' - Doody's Review Service 'Covering every important topic within the domain of phonological awareness, Gillon provides a clear but comprehensive explanation of research underpinnings for her practical guidelines on assessment and instruction of both oral and written language. The depth of her understanding and scholarship, coupled with the utility of her recommendations for intervention, makes this an unusually fine resource. I will consult it often.' - Louisa Moats, EdD, Director of Literacy Research and Professional Development, Sopris West Educational Services, Longmont, Colorado, USA 'A very good resource for any professional who is working with children who are at risk for phonological awareness deficits... Provides a valuable introduction for readers who are new to this topic as well as a useful quick reference for those who are more familiar with this large literature.' - Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology 'A very user-friendly volume, and one of great value to teachers and other practitioners. Highly recommended.' - Australian Journal of Learning Disabilities
    Table of contents
    Phonological Awareness Defined. Theoretical Background. Phonological Awareness Development. A Phonological Deficit Hypothesis for Dyslexia. Children with Spoken Language Impairment. Phonological Awareness Assessment. Phonological Awareness Intervention: Guiding Principles. Phonological Awareness Intervention: Instructional Frameworks. Gillon Clendon, Cupples, Flynn, Lacono, Schmidtke, Yoder, Young, Phonological Awareness Development in Children with Physical, Sensory, or Intellectual Impairment. Concluding Remarks. Appendix: English Phonemes.