The use of the Warnke Method in dyslexia therapy for children

Małgorzata Lipowska , Ariadna Łada , Paulina Pawlicka , Paweł Jurek

Abstract

Schools are introducing more and more non-evidence-based methods in dyslexia therapy. The aim of the study is to verify whether the novel method – Warnke Method can be regarded as a useful tool in dyslexia therapy in Polish children. The research group consisted of 37 pupils, between 10 and 12 years, diagnosed with developmental dyslexia. Participants were assessed at pretest on literacy and phonological processing and tasks measuring central auditory and visual processing with Warnke Method tools. Subsequently, each child underwent 20 training sessions of Warnke Method. Afterwards, children were assessed with posttest measures. Results showed that phonological processing served as a mediator in relationship between central auditory and visual processing and reading and writing skills. Significant improvement was observed with regard to central auditory and visual processing, phonological processing, as well as reading and writing skills. Furthermore, improvement was seen in students' grades of Polish language and literature classes.
Author Małgorzata Lipowska (FSS / IPsych / DIPGP)
Małgorzata Lipowska,,
- Division of Intercultural Psychology and Gender Psychology
, Ariadna Łada (FSS / IPsych / DDPP)
Ariadna Łada,,
- Division of Developmental Psychology and Psychopathology
, Paulina Pawlicka (FSS / IPsych / DIPGP)
Paulina Pawlicka,,
- Division of Intercultural Psychology and Gender Psychology
, Paweł Jurek (FSS / IPsych / DSP)
Paweł Jurek,,
- Division of Social Psychology
Journal seriesJournal of Applied Developmental Psychology, ISSN 0193-3973, (N/A 100 pkt)
Issue year2019
Vol64
Pages1-11
Publication size in sheets0.5
Article number101060
Keywords in EnglishWarnke Method, specific learning difficulties, children therapy, phonological processing, reading and writing skills
ASJC Classification3204 Developmental and Educational Psychology
DOIDOI:10.1016/j.appdev.2019.101060
URL https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2019.101060
Languageen angielski
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ScoreMinisterial score = 100.0, 10-03-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 0; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 1.466; WoS Impact Factor: 2017 = 2.31 (2) - 2017=2.636 (5)
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