Perspectives: A Publication of the early Childhood Music and Movement Association

Perspectives: A Publication of the early Childhood Music and Movement Association


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Journal of the Early Childhood Music & Movement Association, established to provide a network of communication, encourage teacher development, and advocate education of parents, classroom teachers and administrators.

 

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    Author Angela Barker

     

    Forgeard, M, Schlaug, G., Norton, A., Rosam, C., Iyengar, U., & Winner, E. (2008). The relation between music and phonological processing in normal-reading children and children with dyslexia. Music Perception, 25(4), 383-390. doi: 10.1525/mp.2008.25.4.383

    Reviewed by Angela Barker

    Developmental dyslexia is a debilitating impairment of literacy skills and affects the reading and writing capabilities of countless children and adults worldwide.  Specifically, it is a neurobiological disorder and characterized by “reading difficulties in combination with normal or superior intelligence, motivation, and schooling (p. 383).”  

    Previously, researchers (Breier et al., 2001; Bryant & Bradley, 1985; Snowling, 1987) found that individuals with dyslexia havedifficulty segmenting a word by its separate sounds or phonemes (ex: map = /m/, /a/, /p/), separating words by syllables (ex:…

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