A Linguistic Study of Reading and Writing Disorders in Turkish, an Agglutinative Language

  • Selma Çapan
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASID, volume 52)


It is the purpose of this paper to cast light on the linguistic aspect of reading and writing problems by presenting an initial survey on the relationship between the structure of the Turkish orthography and reading and writing disorders in that language. Data obtained from two Turkish children who were poor readers were examined from this perspective.


English Word Poor Reader Consonant Cluster Correct Orthography Inflected Form 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Selma Çapan
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  1. 1.Middle East Technical UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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