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reading difficulty

A deficiency in a person's fluent use and comprehension of written language.
See: dyslexia
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The fact that the reading skill is one of the basic ways of learning increases the need for studies investigating how individuals, especially those who experience reading difficulty can become good readers.
Department of Education's Reading First Program (NCLB) guidelines, and the requirement that assessments must identify students who may be at risk for reading failure or who are already experiencing reading difficulty.
The results come in line with observations that phonological awareness is a strong predictor of reading disability in both children at general risk and genetic risk of reading difficulty.
This study suggests that the Internet may hold the potential to provide students with easy and inexpensive access to reading materials at their correct level of reading difficulty and that such access may be positively associated with achievement.
25) Similarly, if an optometrist treats a visual anomaly in a person with reading difficulties, they should never claim that it will definitely cure the reading difficulty.
Dyslexia is one type of a reading difficulty, but not a separate special education categorical disability.
A key element of the site is a readability search capability that allows visitors to access TASA's vast textbook readability database and obtain information about a book's reading difficulty, or readability.
Analysis indicates that perception of reading difficulty tends to vary with the level of reading in the school: in schools where mean levels are higher, a child is more likely to be considered to have a reading difficulty than an equivalent child in a school where mean levels are lower.
Each Developing Reading Power workbook consists of high- interest stories grouped by reading difficulty, as measured in TASA's Degrees of Reading Power (DRP) units, as well as by children's interests.