Facts for Understanding a Learning Disability in Reading
It is lifelong, but with the correct supports students can be successful in reading.
It is not a visual processing concern, but it has to do with the way the brain process info.
Students with a learning disability in reading often excel in other areas.
It equally impacts both genders, and can occur in different languages.
Students with a learning disability in reading also can struggle in their spelling and writing.
These areas include, socioeconomic status, speaking a different first language, having a physical disability, and lack of support in reading.
Students will have to work their vocabulary and letter to sound correspondence.
Typically students will read at a slower pace than their peers.
In order to ensure growth and progress, students will be monitored frequently.
How can you help?
It would benefit students to have supportive resources available to practice their reading strategies outside of school.
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