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Why can"t my son read? success strategies for helping boys with dyslexia and other reading difficulties by Ellen Burns Hurst

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Books and reading,
  • Boys,
  • Education,
  • Reading,
  • Remedial teaching

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSuccess strategies for helping boys with dyslexia and other reading difficulties
Statementby Ellen Burns Hurst, Ph.D., & Michael Richard Hurst, J.D.
ContributionsHurst, Michael Richard
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC1396.5 .H86 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 187 pages
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27172390M
ISBN 101618212389
ISBN 109781618212382
LC Control Number2014011524
OCLC/WorldCa877844229

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Why Can't My Son Read? Written for parents of boys who struggle with reading and the professionals who work with these children. Why Can't My Son Read offers a practical view of dyslexia. Boys are kept back in schools at twice the rate of girls, the get expelled from preschool nearly five times more often than girls, and they are diagnosed with learning disorders and . The children we see who have difficulty with reading tend to fall into two categories: 1) readers who have trouble sounding out the words, or decoding, and 2) readers who can say the correct words but have trouble understanding the meaning of a text, or comprehension. As you can probably guess. When a child can't remember what he read, he's not truly comprehending what he read. He's not interacting with the text and is instead just moving on through, plowing forward. You want him to interact with the text by stopping every few minutes to "check in." Assign a "job" to each color of the sticky notes. Help your child get familiar with these reading comprehension strategies. Model them as you read aloud. Keep encouraging your child, and take notes on what you’re seeing. You can also to get the teacher’s take on your child’s trouble with reading. That shared understanding can give you a better sense of how to help your child with : Ginny Osewalt.

Maybe they read very slowly or make a lot of mistakes as they read. If a close family member struggles with reading, it wouldn’t be surprising if your child did, too. Some kids learn and think differently, and those differences can cause trouble with reading. This includes a common reading difficulty called : The Understood Team. Why Some Children Have Difficulties Learning to Read. Children may struggle with reading for a variety of reasons, including limited experience with books, speech and hearing problems, and poor phonemic awareness. Is your child struggling with handwriting? The cause may be more than just laziness or lack of motivation; it could be a neurologically-based learning issue called dysgraphia. This post explains the signs and symptoms of dysgraphia and the steps you can take to help your child succeed in reading and spelling.   1. Struggling to read + a family history of reading challenges. The most common indicator that a child will struggle with reading is whether they have a family history of reading or learning issues, or dyslexia, says Truch. “We do know from research in the last 20 years that there’s a heavy genetic component to reading difficulties,” he says.

Why can't my child re-read a word in a sentence that she just sounded out? Answer: This may happen because she is concentrating so hard on the decoding (sounding out), that she is unable to remember and comprehend the full sentence. This is a good indication that the books she is reading are too challenging for her at this time.   Plan of action. When your first-grade child isn’t making progress in reading or seems to have reached a plateau, you need to move quickly. Ask for a meeting with his or her teacher, and if that’s not effective, ask for a meeting with the reading specialist at the : Peg Tyre.   Why can’t my child sit still? There isn’t a one size fits all answer to this question. One reason could be that they simply don’t like the books that are being read. Does the child have interest in the topic or theme of the book? When Your Ten Year Old Can’t Read. He wants to read. Desperately. He doesn’t despise reading. He despises the continuous effort it takes in order to read. He is frustrated, to be sure. But the idea of reading? He can’t wait to pick up a book and know what is written within its pages.