Phonological Deficits: The Nonlinguistic Reading Problem

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Since learning to read is not a natural ability, there are a number of problems that can occur while learning how to read. When a student runs into any of these problems it will cause the learning process to slow down or be interrupted. These problems do not go away on their own, so it is important that parents and teachers address the issues early (Sousa, 2011). Most of the problems associated with reading can be divided into linguistic and nonlinguistic causes. The linguistic reading problems are phonological deficits, differences in auditory processing, differences in visual processing, structural differences in the brain, phonological memory deficits, genetics, gender, brain lesions, and word blindness (Sousa, 2011). Research shows that
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