Introduction to the Clinical Forum: Reading Comprehension Is Not a Single Ability Purpose In this introduction to the clinical forum on reading comprehension, the Editor-in-Chief of Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools provides data on our national reading comprehension problem, resources for increasing our understanding of reading comprehension, and a call to action for speech-language pathologists to work with educational teams ... Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus  |   April 20, 2017
Introduction to the Clinical Forum: Reading Comprehension Is Not a Single Ability
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Shelley Gray
    Department of Speech and Hearing Science, Arizona State University, Tempe
  • Disclosure: The author of this article is the Editor-in-Chief of Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.
    Disclosure: The author of this article is the Editor-in-Chief of Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. ×
  • Correspondence to Shelley Gray: shelley.gray@asu.edu
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Clinical Focus   |   April 20, 2017
Introduction to the Clinical Forum: Reading Comprehension Is Not a Single Ability
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 2017, Vol. 48, 71-72. doi:10.1044/2017_LSHSS-16-0080
History: Received October 21, 2016 , Accepted February 6, 2017
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 2017, Vol. 48, 71-72. doi:10.1044/2017_LSHSS-16-0080
History: Received October 21, 2016; Accepted February 6, 2017

Purpose In this introduction to the clinical forum on reading comprehension, the Editor-in-Chief of Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools provides data on our national reading comprehension problem, resources for increasing our understanding of reading comprehension, and a call to action for speech-language pathologists to work with educational teams to address poor reading comprehension in school-age children.

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