Flashcards in Chapter 9- Written language disorders Deck (20)
What is literacy?
The ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate, & compute, using printed & written materials
Roles of the SLP in regards to literacy
1. prevent written language disorders
2. identify children at risk
3. assess reading & writing
4. provide intervention & document progress
What is orthography?
a secondary symbolic system superimposed on the primary oral language system
Receptive process of literacy
expressive process of literacy
What is phonological awareness?
the capacity to reflect on, analyze, & manipulate speech information
What is rhyme awareness?
the ability to recognize or produce words that rhyme
What is word awareness?
The ability to recognize words as units in phrases or sentences (e.g., clap the words in " I feel happy today"
What is phonemic awareness?
the capacity to reflect on, analyze, & manipulate speech at the phoneme level
What are examples of phonemic awareness skills?
Blending, segmenting, manipulation
What is grapheme-phoneme correspondence?
the ability to connect letters with corresponding phonemes (e.g., c = /s/ or /k/
How many syllable types are there?
What is an open syllable
CV (fi in "final")
What is a closed syllable?
(C)VC (fit, pan, bed, at)
What is a silent e syllable?
CVCe (fine, late)
What is a vowel team/vowel combination syllable?
(C)VV(C)- main, seam, coin
What is the ultimate goal of sight word reading?
automatic word identification
what is required for sight word reading?
orthographic memory for visual word forms
What is dyslexia?
weaknesses in word recognition & spelling, which deficits in phonological and orthographic processing