reading difficulty


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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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Keywords: reading fluency, reading difficulty, performance based reading, repeated reading
Dyslexia manifests itself primarily as a severe reading difficulty in people of at least average intelligence.
With four per cent of the UK population affected by some form of reading difficulty we feel that this is really a great way of improving access to the information.
If your child has a reading difficulty for which no obvious cause has been found, it's possible that using coloured overlays or even coloured lenses may help.
This is an important finding since many students with learning and behavior problems have early reading difficulty when learning sound-symbol relationships and basic word reading.
The books go through 27 levels of graduated reading difficulty and have been correlated to leveling systems such as Reading Recovery and Fountas and Pinnell.
It concludes there is little evidence that children in reading difficulty need radically different supports than those who read well -- they just need more intensive support.
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.
Reading difficulty is a difficulty experienced by a student during reading due to failing to have gained any of the necessary reading skills or the difficulty faced in reading any text in terms of comprehending the meanings of words and idioms, analyzing the sentence structure.
Hoeft and her colleagues also point out that these and other findings indicate that, "any child with a reading difficulty, regardless of his or her general level of cognitive abilities (IQ), should be encouraged to seek reading intervention.