Learning Disabilities in Reading
It is unexpectedLearning disabilities can happen to anyone. 1 in 5 children are diagnosed with a learning disability in the area of basic reading.
Is not permanentWith adequate accommodations and modifications students will be able to master proper reading.
Specific Learning disability
Has to do with how the brain processes information.Influenced by heredity.Basic reading- fluency- comprehension
Learning disabilitycharacteristics include: unawareness of lack of understanding.
Unaware of strategies to use.
Strategies in the schoolExplicit instructionDifferentiated instructionAdditional supports providedRemediation strategies
Strategies to use at home
Practice reading to childA minimum of 15 minutes of daily readingTalking to children about their reading
Strategies to use over school breaks
Have child practice reading in multiple settings(ex: Menu at a restaurant, directions, street names and signs)
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