• 33 Citations
  • 2 h-Index

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Chinese Name: 方蕊慈

Dr Cathy FONG Yui Chi is currently an Assistant Professor of the Department of Early Childhood Education, The Education University of Hong Kong. Her research interests are in language and literacy development and reading difficulties. For her doctoral dissertation, she conducted a three-year longitudinal study in language and reading development among young Chinese children. She has coauthored journal-article and book-chapter publications on literacy acquisition and reading difficulties. With the completion of her Ph.D. training, she also obtained a professional qualification to practice as educational psychologist in Hong Kong. In the past two years, she had been the project director/postdoctoral research fellow with the READ and WRITE project in the department of psychology at the University of Hong Kong. She leads a project on the development of a new diagnostic tool for students with specific learning difficulties in Hong Kong. She has also provided supporting services for kindergartens and practicing educational psychologists in Hong Kong on early identification of children at risk of reading difficulties.

Research interests

Language and literacy acqustion; language comprehension difficulties

Professional information

ORCID: 0000-0003-0024-3988

Scopus ID: 56539384100

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Research Outputs

  • 33 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 7 Article
  • 6 Paper
  • 2 Other contribution
  • 1 Chapter

The role of orthographic flexibility in Chinese word reading among kindergarten children

FONG, Y. C. & CHUNG, P. Y., 27 Jan 2020, In : Educational Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Contributions of vocabulary and discourse-level skills to reading comprehension among Chinese elementary school children

    HO, C. S-H., FONG, Y. C. & ZHENG, M., Mar 2019, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 40, 2, p. 323-349

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
  • Selective impairment in word reading and reading comprehension among Chinese elementary school children

    HO, C. S. H., FONG, Y. C., TSANG, S., CHAN, D. W., CHUNG, K. K. H. & LEE, S-H., Jul 2017

    Research output: Other contribution