In 2012, a Year 1 phonics screening check (including 20 nonwords and 20 regular words) was introduced for all six-year olds in the UK. Talks 1 and 2 present evidence that irregular word reading has declined and nonword reading has improved as a consequence. Second, we look at how different cognitive skills are involved in the two types of reading. The dual-route theory hypothesizes two separate routes for reading nonwords/regular words (phonological recoding route) and irregular words (lexical route). Talks 3 and 4 investigate the predictors of lexical and phonological reading respectively.
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2016|
|Event||British Dyslexia Association International Conference - Oxford, United Kingdom|
Duration: 10 Mar 2016 → 12 Mar 2016
|Conference||British Dyslexia Association International Conference|
|Period||10/03/16 → 12/03/16|
Cunningham, A., Powell, D., Shapiro, L. R., & Vousden, J. (2016). Symposium: Nonword and irregular word reading in young children. Paper presented at British Dyslexia Association International Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom.