Effectiveness of Using Early Reading Book to Improve Emergent Literature for Children with Dyslexia


  • Maria Ulfa Hasballah National Child Development Research Centre, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia
  • Eng Hock Kway Faculty of Human Development, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
  • Nur Hasmalawati Faculty of Psychology, Muhammadiyah Aceh University, Indonesia




Dyslexia children, Early Literacy, Reading Books, Learning Disabilities, Kindergarten


Dyslexia is a learning disability in children who have problems in written, spoken, expressive or receptive language. The most appropriate stimulation for dyslexia children is to provide an interesting and fun way of learning, especially because their age is still in the category of early childhood. The right stimulation can help dyslexia children solve their problems. Reading books that are fun will really help dyslexia children in learning to read. The purpose of this research is to create an interesting and fun learning media innovation, especially for dyslexia children to improve their early literacy skills. This reading book makes dyslexia children learn in their own way. This study uses the one group pre-posttest experimental technique, which is an approach that gives treatment to one research group, then the results will be calculated the difference. The number of research samples was 10 people, with dyslexia characteristics in the moderate category. The treatment used is to provide treatment in the form of reading exercises using reading books for dyslexia children. The significant value is 0.000 <0.05, meaning that there is a difference between before and after using reading books. The results of this study were  dyslexia children  who learned to use exercise books specifically designed for dyslexic children were quite effective, where they recognized letters more quickly and were able to read simple words. This study provides a very good improvement in reading skills in dyslexia children.


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How to Cite

Hasballah, M. U., Kway, E. H., & Nur Hasmalawati. (2023). Effectiveness of Using Early Reading Book to Improve Emergent Literature for Children with Dyslexia. Jurnal Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak Kebangsaan, 12(1), 85–91. https://doi.org/10.37134/jpak.vol12.1.8.2023