Teaching Children with Reading Disabilities

Helping kids with learning disabilities to readSolutions for Reading Disabilities

When a child can’t read, it’s frustrating and a challenge not only for the child but also parents and teachers. However, with the right strategies for teaching children with reading disabilities, they can succeed in school.

Learning disabilities are neurologically based. Children with learning disabilities do not necessarily have low IQs. Many are as smart or smarter than other kids in their class. They simply learn differently because of the way their brains are “wired”

Before working with a child who struggles with reading and you suspect a learning disability, the child will need to be tested.  The test will show if a child has a reading disability and specifically what it is. Although dyslexia, a well-known reading disability, is common not all children who struggle with reading are dyslexic.
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Phonics Centered — Consistent with Orton-Gillingham — Multisensory