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Name: Prathibha  Karanth
Institution: The Com DEALL Trust
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Homepage: www.communicationdeall.org
State and/or Country: India   
Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Writing Systems
Neurolinguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Speech Language Pathology
Subject Language(s): Kannada
Language Family(ies): Dravidian
Selected Publications: P. Karanth. 2003. “Cross-linguistic Study of the Acquired Reading Disorders: Implications for Reading Models, Acquisition, Teaching and Rehabilitation. Kluwer Academic: New York

P. Karanth and J. Rozario (Ed). 2003. Learning Disability in India: Willing the Mind to Learn. Sage: New Delhi.

Karanth P. 1995. “Clinical Linguistics in India: Future Perspectives”. South Asian Language Review, Vol. V, No 2, New Delhi.

Karanth P., Kudva A and Vijayan A. 1995. “Literacy and Linguistic Awareness”. In B. de Gelder and J.Morais (Ed), Speech and Reading: A Comparative Approach”, Erlbaum: London.

Karanth P.1998. “Reading and Reading Disorders: An Indian Perspective”. In Osmania Papers in Linguistics- Special Volume on Applied Psycholinguistics, Vol. 22-23, Hyderabad

Karanth P. 1999. “Literacy and Language Processes- Orthographic and Structural Effects”. In J. Valsiner (Ed). Literacy in Human Development, Ablex: New York.

Karanth P.2000. “Multilingual, Multiliterate, Multicultural Studies of Aphasia- the Rosetta Stone of Neurolinguistics in the New Millenium, Millenium Issue of Brain and Language, Academic Press: New York.

Karanth P.2002. “The search for Deep Dyslexia in a syllabic script”. Journal of Neurolinguistics, Vol 15, 2, p143-155.

Karanth P. 2002. Reading into Reading Research through nonalphabetic lenses – Evidence from the Indian languages. Topics in Language Disorders. Vol.

Karanth. P. 2003. “Language and Learning Disabilities or Language Learning Disabilities”. In P.Karanth and J. Rozario (Eds.). Learning Disability in India: Willing the Mind to Learn. Sage: New Delhi.

Karanth, P. Rao, R., Mathew, A & Kurien, P. 2004. Orthography and Reading Speed.Reading and Writing.

Karanth. P. 2005. The nature-nurture controversy in its most recent avatar - A response to Shukla and Vasanta. J. Biosci. 30 (1).

Karanth, P. 2005. The Kagunita of Kannada – Learning to read and write an Indian alphasyllabary. In R. M. Joshi & P. Aaron (Eds), Handbook of Orthography and Literacy, Lawrence Erlbaum, in press


Announced on LINGUIST :  Cross-Linguistic Study for Acquired Reading Disorders
Courses Taught: Neurogenic Language Disorders
Language acquisition in children
Developmental language disorders.
The acquired disorders of reading and writing.



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