Psicología desde el Caribe
versión impresa ISSN 0123-417X
DE LOS REYES ARAGON, Carlos et al. The prevalence of reading difficulties in 7-year old children in the city of Barranquill a (Colombia). Psicol. Caribe [online]. 2008, n.22, pp. 37-49. ISSN 0123-417X.
This article shows research preliminary results, in which the prevalence level of reading disabilities is established in 7-year old children belonging to 4 middle class private non-bilingual schools in the district of Barranquilla. The assessment tools used for this study were CEPA, Abbreviated WISC-R and ENI (Neuropsychological Children Evaluation). The reading disabilities prevalence level was determined to be, in this study, of 3.32%.
Palabras llave : Reading disabilities; Prevalence; Metalinguistic abilities; Reading performance.