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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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It is important for eye care professionals to have an awareness of what visual problems may contribute to any reading difficulty, what to look for and where to send the patient for further assessment if necessary.
In the present study, it was aimed to explore effects of repeated reading fluency intervention with performance based feedback on a student with reading difficulty.
Keywords: reading fluency, reading difficulty, performance based reading, repeated reading
THE INVENTOR of earlier haploscopically prescribed lenses, Dr David Harris, has released new visual filters to improve the ease of reading for those 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.
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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. If a visual problem is a likely cause of a patient's symptoms however, then it is reasonable to conclude that treatment will help these symptoms.
Dyslexia is one type of a reading difficulty, but not a separate special education categorical disability.
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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.