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Early Identification and Intervention of Reading Disabilities with Hugh Catts, PhD

Early Identification and Intervention of Reading Disabilities with Hugh Catts, PhD

Update: 2021-03-031
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Literacy, a fundamental human right, is foundational for a child’s potential toward academic and lifelong success. For children with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia, mastering skilled reading can feel like an impossible endeavor without necessary support and teaching using proven instructional methods. Fortunately, there are powerful research-based antidotes toward potentially preventing a destiny of reading failure. In this episode, Hugh Catts, PhD explains why early screening and proven, effective reading intervention are critical to mitigating reading disabilities in children. He outlines the research supporting the current model, developed with Yaacov Petscher, PhD, which examines the factors that increase the probability of developing dyslexia. Being able to identify these factors is important to better understand how to effectively screen and provide more comprehensive support for all students, offering implications for research, policy, and education.

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Early Identification and Intervention of Reading Disabilities with Hugh Catts, PhD

Early Identification and Intervention of Reading Disabilities with Hugh Catts, PhD

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