Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 5:52 AM
Site: Dyslexia Action
Course: Library Resources (Library)
Glossary: Glossary
P

phoneme

The smallest unit of sound that changes meaning, such as the element p in “tap,” which separates that word from “tab,” “tag,” and “tan”  Examples: /t/. /ks/, /p/ etc.

place-keeping

The ability to keep track of the position within a string of information between breaks in attention, for example, when looking up and down during copying tasks.