reading disorder

reading disorder

a language disorder in which one's reading ability is significantly below intellectual capacity. Tests show that the problem does not involve mental retardation, chronological age, or inadequate schooling but is marked by faulty oral reading, slow reading, and reduced comprehension.

reading disorder

See Dyslexia, Reading disability.

reading disorder

A condition that interferes with or prevents comprehension of written or printed material; used esp. in reference to children. In some adults, the condition may have developed from a brain injury or may have persisted from infancy.
See: dyslexia
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More than 200 teachers attended the event and learned about the characteristics of dyslexia and how to identify a child that might have the reading disorder.
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We begin with a brief reference to the most widely-used terms in this area: specific learning disability, reading learning disabilities, developmental dyslexia, dyslexia, learning disorder and reading disorder.
Students may also have a reading disorder due to natural processing and retention abilities.
According to the American Psychiatric Association's classification DSM-IV-TR it is characterised as a reading disorder (RD) in which the level of competence reached, measured by standard tests, taken individually, is below what would be expected based on the chronological age of the subject, on the psychometrical evaluation of intelligence and on adequate education for the age of the child.
Because of widespread misunderstandings about the condition, some experts believe Reading Disorder or Reading Disability (RD) is a better and simpler description.
It is referred to as a reading disorder that can cause people to confuse "god" with "dog" or "box" with "pox.
Mum-of-five Susan Homer has struggled all her life with dyslexia and was heartbroken to watch three of her children suffer at school as a result of having the reading disorder.
Stuart wasn't bullied as a result of the reading disorder but it still affects his life.
Although neuroscientists have shown a keen interest in the severe reading disorder called dyslexia (SN: 3/7/98, p.