Posts Tagged ‘learning disabilities’

The Startling Statistics

Most people, even those whose children are facing the horror of reading difficulties, are totally unaware of the fact that the problem is not limited to 5 percent, 10 percent, or even 20 percent of the population. The shocking fact is that approximately 2 out of 3 children—perfectly healthy, normal children—fail to achieve proficiency in reading. It seems impossible to…

Ask Reading Kingdom: Visual Processing Problems

Recently, Dr. Marion blank discussed visual processing problems that occur as children learn to read, how to identify them, and effective practices that can be put into place to provide a remedy.  In the article, Reading Kingdom mentions a common problem that creates visual processing issues is pointing at each word while reading. She goes on to explain that “As…