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Chapter 12: PREP: A Remediation Program Based on PASS
The PASS Reading Enhancement Program (PREP) is a remedial program for primary school-aged children who are experiencing difficulties with reading, spelling, and comprehension. It is based on the PASS theory of intelligence and should be understood within the framework provided by the PASS theory (see Chapter 4).
The training tasks in PREP are aimed at improving the information-processing strategies that underlie reading, namely, simultaneous and successive processing, while avoiding the direct teaching of word-reading skills.
Attention and planning are important aspects of the program. Specifically, attention is required to perform each task, and planning skills are developed by encouraging the children to discuss their strategies and solutions both during and following the tasks.
Strategies such ...