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Evidence-based interventions for children ’ s language and reading difficulties. Charles Hulme Division of Psychology and Language Sciences University College London.
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Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
University College London
The school curriculum draws upon language skills in the broadest sense
followed them at 4 ½ and 5 ½ years
Stothard, Snowling, Bishop, Chipchase & Kaplan (1998)
School Leavers with a History of LI
% gaining A-C pass
Hatcher, Hulme and Ellis (1994) assigned four matched groups of reading-delayed 7.5-year-old children to one of three experimental conditions and to a control condition.
Reading with phonology
Hatcher et al., (2006) modified version of the HHE programme, for delivery by trained Teaching Assistants
RCT evaluating the progress of children selected in Year 1 as having reading difficulties
RI comprising reading and PA was effective
Experimental group gained 7.8 SS points in 33.3 hours
Language is acquired
Understanding vs expressive language
No single cause; multiple risk factors
Phonology + Reading
Speaking and listening
Narrative work (oral)
Bowyer-Crane, Snowling, Duff, Fieldsend, Carroll, Miles, Götz, & Hulme (2008)
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry
There’s a boy. His clothes are on the floor. The bath there. The boy is in the bath. The boy is out of the bath. He has a towel. It is snuggly. The boy getted dry.
Components Taught Measures Used
The York Reading for Meaning Project:
Evaluating interventions designed to support reading comprehension
Written Language Context
Inferencing from Text
Narrative - written
Spoken Language Context
Narrative - spoken
COM block 1
COM block 2
Control block 1
Control block 2
Oct - April
COM - complete mediation
OL - partial mediation
TC - no mediated effect
6.945 (p < .001)
0.377 (p < .01)
4.055 (p < .001)
Fricke, Bowyer-Crane, Haley, Hulme & Snowling (submitted)
The programme was developed to support 3 key areas:
Intervention group received 3 X 20 minute sessions per week for 15 weeks (45 sessions in total)