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Improving reading skills in students with dyslexia: the efficacy of a sublexical training with rhythmic background

Silvia Bonacina, Alice Cancer, Pier Luca Lanzi, Maria Luisa Lorusso, Alessandro Antonietti
2015 Frontiers in Psychology  
A computer-assisted training, called Rhythmic Reading Training (RRT), was designed in which reading exercises are combined with rhythm background.  ...  Reading improvements after the intervention period were compared with ones of a matched control group of 14 students with DD who received no intervention.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the Junior High School "Don Ticozzi" in Lecco for their participation in the research project.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01510 pmid:26500581 pmcid:PMC4593943 fatcat:hz3hi7h2jzhfhdeskzkswydgde

The Effectiveness of Interventions for Developmental Dyslexia: Rhythmic Reading Training Compared With Hemisphere-Specific Stimulation and Action Video Games

Alice Cancer, Silvia Bonacina, Alessandro Antonietti, Antonio Salandi, Massimo Molteni, Maria Luisa Lorusso
2020 Frontiers in Psychology  
Therefore, a computer-assisted intervention method, called Rhythmic Reading Training (RRT), which combines sublexical reading exercises with rhythm processing, was implemented.  ...  However, each intervention program produced improvements that were more evident in specific reading parameters: RRT was more effective for improvement of pseudoword reading speed, whereas VHSS + AVG was  ...  Rhythmic Reading Training (RRT) RRT is a child-friendly computerized reading training program designed for Italian students with DD aged 8-14 years.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01158 pmid:32581961 pmcid:PMC7283807 fatcat:3jgwshasbbcuhdfnew6eyvfr6e

Cognitive Processes Underlying Reading Improvement during a Rhythm-Based Intervention. A Small-Scale Investigation of Italian Children with Dyslexia

Cancer, Stievano, Pace, Colombo, Antonietti
2019 Children  
On this basis, the efficacy of a novel rhythm-based intervention, Rhythmic Reading Training (RRT), was recently investigated and found to improve reading skills in Italian children with dyslexia, but its  ...  Music and rhythm-based training programs to improve reading are a novel approach to treatment of developmental dyslexia and have attracted the attention of trainers and researchers.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank Chiara Pradella and Gaia Silibello who helped to deliver the RRT intervention, acting as specialist trainers and research assistants.  ... 
doi:10.3390/children6080091 pmid:31398926 pmcid:PMC6721349 fatcat:x6mburevxbdl3b7wbb5f2es6p4

Dyslexia Telerehabilitation during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Results of a Rhythm-Based Intervention for Reading

Alice Cancer, Daniela Sarti, Marinella De Salvatore, Elisa Granocchio, Daniela Pia Rosaria Chieffo, Alessandro Antonietti
2021 Children  
To compare the effectiveness of telerehabilitation vs. in-presence rehabilitation of dyslexia, a rhythm-based intervention for reading, called Rhythmic Reading Training (RRT), was tested in a small-scale  ...  Thirty children aged 8–13 with a diagnosis of developmental dyslexia were assigned to either a telerehabilitation or an in-presence rehabilitation setting and received RRT for 10 biweekly sessions of 45  ...  application of the RRT treatment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/children8111011 pmid:34828724 pmcid:PMC8624373 fatcat:j3y2ketfvzeazkafmtfa5c7nqq

The alleged link between creativity and dyslexia: Identifying the specific process in which dyslexic students excel

Alice Cancer, Serena Manzoli, Alessandro Antonietti, Mireille Besson
2016 Cogent Psychology  
This finding was supported by Study 2, involving a small sample of junior high school students with DD, where a negative correlation between connecting abilities and reading skills emerged.  ...  It is often argued that individuals with developmental dyslexia (DD) are particularly creative.  ...  She is involved in designing and applying rehabilitation methods and she authored a computer-assisted intervention program for dyslexia called "Rhythmic Reading Training" (RRT).  ... 
doi:10.1080/23311908.2016.1190309 fatcat:5yi4w7cpvfbj3fecavzjltphzi

Music Interventions and Child Development: A Critical Review and Further Directions

Elisabeth Dumont, Elena V. Syurina, Frans J. M. Feron, Susan van Hooren
2017 Frontiers in Psychology  
Research on the impact of music interventions has indicated positive effects on a variety of skills.  ...  words for the search.  ...  Using an experimental design, Bonacina et al. (2015) [20] randomly assigned 11-14 year-old children to a computer-assisted, rhythmic reading training (RRT) (n = 14) or a control group (n = 14), for which  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01694 pmid:29033877 pmcid:PMC5626863 fatcat:cddboxd265hopplblxm5mnhx7e

Abstracts 20th International Science of Aphasia Conference, Rome, September 2019

Redactie SSTP
2019 Stem- Spraak- en Taalpathologie  
al. 2016 for the details).  ...  The participants performed a visual lexical decision task in the MEG scanner.  ...  for language disorders, such as aphasia or dyslexia .  ... 
doi:10.21827/5d8b76574cc25 fatcat:bqjuswjw5vaarhxtzvlq54ahhe

TeaP 2021 - Abstracts of the 63rd Conference of Experimental Psychologists

(:Unkn) Unknown, Leibniz Institut Für Psychologie (ZPID), Anke Huckauf, Martin Baumann, Marc Ernst, Cornelia Herbert, Markus Kiefer, Marian Sauter
Compensatory training programs have been shown to improve reading and visual exploration through systematic oculomotor training.  ...  Implications for a refined design of such assistants and for further research will be pointed out.  ...  Throughout, increases in fluency fostered, and decreases in fluency impaired, acceptance of a claim as true, supporting a fluency account and providing no evidence for an illusion-of-evidence account.  ... 
doi:10.23668/psycharchives.5178 fatcat:skri4fnpvnc3xa3rped7n3vu2m

Abstracts of the 57th Conference of Experimental Psychologists / TeaP 2015 [article]

(:Unkn) Unknown, Leibniz Institut Für Psychologische Information Und Dokumentation (ZPID), Leibniz Institut Für Psychologische Information Und Dokumentation (ZPID), Christina Bermeitinger, Andreas Mojzisch, Werner Greve
The study was realized with a training group that trained on a complex, dual-modality WM task (dual n-back) for 16 days.  ...  R is a free software package (and programming language) for statistical analyses and graphics.  ... 
doi:10.23668/psycharchives.876 fatcat:5zlmhkgxa5bgfjbag7ouikpvhu