Many children have difficulty learning how to read or improving their reading. Some read reasonably well, but their spelling and writing skills are poor. If any of these issues sound familiar, your child is a prime candidate for a reading… Read the rest
By Margie Gillis, Ed.D
Research suggests that half of all children have difficulty learning to read; in fact, for nearly one-third of kids, it is one of the most difficult tasks they will ever have to accomplish. These are the… Read the rest
You’ve decided to retain a reading specialist. Perhaps your child has been struggling in school and you’re hoping to learn why. Maybe he’s been identified as having a learning disability, and you want to ensure that he receives appropriate school… Read the rest
When it comes to adolescents with reading difficulties, research shows that interventions should consist of the core elements listed below. These are the same interventions used with younger struggling readers, however they’re adjusted for age and experience.
1. Phonemic Awareness… Read the rest
The development of basic reading skills is one of the primary goals of elementary school, yet many students are not meeting that goal. According to the 2019 Nation’s Report Card (results from the largest nationally representative continuing assessment of educational… Read the rest