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CDSP 7253: Techniques of Research & Evaluation: Down's Syndrome & Literacy

This guide is for TU's CDSP Techniques of Research & Evaluation class.

Generating Search Terms

  • down syndrome
    • Searching this instead of down's syndrome generally produces more results.
  • language development
  • reading ability
  • reading skills
  • reading comprehension
  • literacy
  • fragile x
  • fragile x syndrome

EBSCO

  • fragile x syndrome AND reading
  • down syndrome AND reading
  • down syndrome AND reading skills
  • down syndrome AND reading disabilities
  • down syndrome AND language development
  • fragile x syndrome AND language development

ASHA

  • "fragile x syndrome" reading
  • "down syndrome" reading
  • "down syndrome" "language development"
  • "fragile x syndrome" "language development"
  • "fragile x syndrome" literacy
  • "down syndrome" literacy

ScienceDirect

REMEMBER: This database uses brackets instead of quotation marks to indicate searching a phrase (how clever of them).

  • down syndrome AND {reading disabilities}
  • {down syndrome} AND {reading disabilities}
  • {down syndrome} AND {reading ability}
  • {fragile x syndrome} AND reading
  • {fragile x syndrome} AND {reading ability}
  • {fragile x syndrome} AND {reading disability}

JSTOR

  • "down syndrome"
  • "down's syndrome"
  • "fragile x syndrome"
  • "fragile x"
  • "down's syndrome" AND "language development"
  • "down's syndrome" AND reading
  • "down's syndrome" AND "reading ability"
  • "down's syndrome" AND communication
  • "fragile x" AND communication
  • "fragile x" AND "language development"
  • "fragile x" AND reading