The Case for the Narrow View of Reading Purpose This prologue reiterates the case for the narrow view of reading as a solution to the persistently high levels of reading failure that occurs in our schools and provides a brief summary of the 5 response articles. Method The arguments that support the narrow view of reading ... Clinical Forum
Clinical Forum  |   April 01, 2009
The Case for the Narrow View of Reading
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Alan G. Kamhi
    University of North Carolina–Greensboro
  • Contact author: Alan G. Kamhi, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 300 Ferguson Building, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402. E-mail: agkamhi@uncg.edu.
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Development / School-Based Settings / Clinical Forum
Clinical Forum   |   April 01, 2009
The Case for the Narrow View of Reading
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 2009, Vol. 40, 174-177. doi:10.1044/0161-1461(2009/08-0068)
History: Received June 18, 2008 , Accepted August 18, 2008
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 2009, Vol. 40, 174-177. doi:10.1044/0161-1461(2009/08-0068)
History: Received June 18, 2008; Accepted August 18, 2008
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Purpose This prologue reiterates the case for the narrow view of reading as a solution to the persistently high levels of reading failure that occurs in our schools and provides a brief summary of the 5 response articles.

Method The arguments that support the narrow view of reading are presented and the respondents are introduced.

Conclusion Although the contributors to this clinical forum may have different views, we all are working toward a common goal: improving the literacy levels of children in our schools.

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