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Reading & Dyslexia

Approximately 80 percent of students with learning disabilities have been described as reading disabled. Resources within this section provide information and advice on what parents and educators can do to help students with LD gain reading skills.

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Using Children's Literature to Teach Social Skills

Using Functional Analysis to Improve Reading Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities and Emotional/Behavioral Disorders

Using Multimedia to Support Reading Instruction

Waiting Rarely Works: Late Bloomers Usually Just Wilt

A look at three pivotal longitudinal studies that clearly show: Late bloomers are rare; skill deficits are almost always what prevent children from blooming as readers.

We've Been Waiting For This Moment... Are We Ready?

What Science Offers Teachers of Reading

When Older Students Can't Read

Both students and educators become frustrated when students beyond 3rd grade display reading difficulties. These research-based reading strategies can build a foundation for reading success in students of all ages.

Whole Language Lives On: The Illusion of Balanced Reading Instruction

Why Children Succeed or Fail at Reading

About 10 million children have difficulties learning to read. Children with reading difficulties stop and start frequently, mispronouncing some words and skipping others entirely. In the later grades, when children switch from learning to read to reading to learn, reading-impaired children are kept from exploring science, history, literature, mathematics and the wealth of information that is presented in print.

Why Johnny Can't Decode

Why Reading Is Not a Natural Process

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