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simlar lengths of fixations & tunnel vision. Make few & more strategic fixations. Rely on background info. Good at gist; poor at details
Visual (direct) route
read based on spelling patterns. aka "orthographuc processing." repeated exposure causes storage in memory
1 route to word memory. word recognition is based on association b/w letters, letter sequences & meaning
taking propositions & forming some level of meaning. Proposition structure- link propositions together
Pragmatics used in 3 major communication skills
1) using language 4 different purposes 2) changing language according to needs of listener/ situation. 3) following rules for conversations
agrammatical speech (telegraphic)- expressive aphasia. no full sentences, short words, long pauses, few tense markers, function words missing
paragrammatical speech: fluent but lacks content (receptive aphsia); comprehension impaired
right hemisphere communication disorders
result from injury to non dominant hemisphere may co occur w/ aphasia. marked by differences w/ pragmatics & abstract language
characterized by differences w/ accurate &/or fluent word recognition & by poor spelling & decoding abilities. Poor word recognition but good listening comprehension
specific comprehension deficit
language deficits in vocabulary, grammar, text level processing. good word recognition but poor listening comprehension
response to intervention
comprehensive approach for early ID & prevention of RD. involves a multi tiered process for ID & treatment
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