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Ashtari A, Sima-Shirazi T. Study and Comparison of Phonological Awareness Skills and Naming Speed in Dyslexic and Normal Children. jrehab. 2004; 5 (3) :55-58
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-120-en.html
1- PhD Department of Speech Therapy, University of Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , Email: sima shirazi@yahoo.com
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Objective: In recent decades, it has been accepted that , deficiencies in phonological Awareness is related to reading problems, and phonological Awareness is the most important causal factor of dyslexia. Although recent researchers on naming speed skill reveal that this skill is orther possible source of dyslexia.

Materials & Methods: Present research has been fulfilled on 58 second elementary grade students on the aim of reviewing and comparing the phonological awareness and naming speed. There was 28 dyslexic subject and 30 normal people. There was analyzing of all collected information in this research by independent statistical “ T “ and U – man Whitney Test . Likewise, The correlation between phonological awarecess skills and naming speed in two subject groups by Pearson and Spearman correlated coefficint.

Results: Results shiwed that, it was significant differences detween both dyslexia and normal groups in mentioned skills, and dyslexic groupe is weaker than normal group for both skills. Furthermore, in this research there was not significant corellation between phonological awareness and naming speed. Keywords dyslexia/ phonological awarness/ naming speed.

Conclusion: consistent with the previous studies , the results of this study revealed that dyslexic individuals have problems in phonological awareness and naming speed . Also insignificant Correlation between the above skills may show that naming speed is independant of phonological awareness.

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: General
Received: 12/09/2007 | Accepted: 8/10/2015 | Published: 8/10/2015

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