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Trouble Understanding What You Read? Part One

December 9th, 2008 2015-02-04T23:45:03-08:00 2008-12-09T16:11:26-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

But what about an answer if the reading problem is #3 (lack of language or vocabulary)? Writes J. K. Remember, there are 3 roadblocks to reading success. The third problem, lack of vocabulary or language can be addressed in a variety of ways. First, a recap on the 3 roadblocks: 3 Most Common Reading Roadblocks (whether your […]

Reading Slow and Hindered, What Do I Do?

December 6th, 2008 2016-02-25T01:09:40-08:00 2008-12-06T15:09:19-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

I recently received this question: Even after doing a complete course in phonics, a child’s reading is yet very slow and hindered what would be the best strategy? Looking forward to your reply and guidance. Regards R. Typically when one reads slowly it is due to one of the 3 Most Common Reading Roadblocks (whether […]

10 More Easy to Implement LD & ADD/ADHD Accommodations in the Classroom or at Home

November 25th, 2008 2008-11-25T16:14:55-08:00 2008-11-25T16:14:55-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Utilize hands-on activities. Make the material as interactive as possible even if that means having the ADD student holding up some of the graphics for the rest of the class to see. Have the ADD student be in charge of collecting the homework and putting it on your desk or appropriate place. This is a […]

Bridge Isolated Reading Skills – Phonics & Fluency Skills To Real Life Reading

September 2nd, 2008 2015-01-24T00:58:24-08:00 2008-09-02T12:31:18-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Bridge Isolated Skills To Real Life Reading Bridging the isolated reading skill to real life situations can be accomplished in a rather painless way. Use the Five Minutes to Better Reading Skills program. It is also practicing rapid naming in addition to visual closure, visual tracking, and phonemic awareness. Third, immediately following this exercise [Five […]

High Success Rates for Improving Reading, Dyslexia, and Learning Disabilities

May 29th, 2008 2015-01-24T01:21:41-08:00 2008-05-29T14:04:32-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Reading Problems, Dyslexia, or Learning Disabilities In Older Children and Adults What Should I Do? Often children are overwhelmed with reading for a number of years before anything pro-active is done. That’s often because either the actual reason for the overwhelm was unknown or the child was so bright that he or she muddled through […]

Reading Problems, Dyslexia, Difficulties, or Deficits and Rapid Naming, What is the Connection?

May 23rd, 2008 2016-07-20T00:53:16-07:00 2008-05-23T12:05:14-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Remember, learning to read isn’t ‘rocket science’ but there is a lot going on when you read. Two of the processes happening at any given moment involved with reading difficulties are related. Two Separate Processes One is the phoneme awareness and the other is the ability to rapidly name objects, numbers, letters, and colors automatically. Wolf (1999) states […]

Learning Problems, Dyslexia, or Learning Disability?

May 12th, 2008 2008-05-12T18:09:28-07:00 2008-05-12T18:09:28-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Typically parents and teachers wonder if one of their kids has a learning disability or dyslexia if they have difficulties with letter reversals. But, letter reversals alone do not constitute a learning disability or dyslexia. What is a Learning Difficulty? Learning difficulties occur when a student struggles with spoken or written language, mathematical calculations, coordination, […]

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