Causal relationships between syntactic skills and Chinese literacy development among typically developing children and children with developmental dyslexia in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
Causal relationships between syntactic skills and Chinese literacy development among typically developing children and children with developmental dyslexia in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Dr Yeung, Pui Sze   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Ho Connie Suk Han   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Chung Kevin Kien Hoa   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Chan David   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2017-12-31
Amount
629804
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Syntactic skills, Chinese reading comprehension, Chinese written composition, Developmental dyslexia
Discipline
Psycholinguistics
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17606215
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2) To understand the syntactic deficits in Chinese written composition of primary school children with dyslexia in Hong Kong 3) To evaluate the effectiveness of syntactic skills training on Chinese written composition among typically developing primary school children and primary school children with dyslexia in Hong Kong