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Volume 2, Issue 124 (5-2014)                   Exceptional Education 1393, __(124): 18-24 | Back to browse issues page

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nazary S, sayahi H. Comparison of Phonemic and Semantic Verbal Fluency in Dyslexic Students. Exceptional Education. 2014; 2 (124) :18-24
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Background: Comparison of verbal fluency is an important part of neuropsychology assessment that contributes to declaration and illumination of dyslexia. This research aims to compare the phonemic and semantic verbal fluency in dyslexic children. Methods: This study takes cause-comparison study approach. Using purposive sampling, 30 dyslexic children who visited a learning disability centers in Ahvaz were selected for purpose of this study. The NAMA dyslexia tests used to gather the data. Then, independent t-test used to analyze the data. Results: Findings show that there is a significant difference between the phonemic and semantic verbal fluency in dyslexic children. Their semantic verbal fluency is significantly higher than their phonemic verbal fluency. Conclusion: Results of this study support the language and phonological awareness impairment in dyslexic children. It means, the results of this study have some implications for design and development of dyslexia treatment programs.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: General
Received: 2013/Oct/Sat | Revised: 2014/Dec/Sun | Accepted: 2013/Oct/Sun | Published: 2014/Jun/Sat | ePublished: 2014/Jun/Sat

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