Dyslexia most common learning disability
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Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, and 80% of students who have a diagnosed learning disability have dyslexia.  Boys are more likely to be dyslexic than girls, according to a resource from the University of Michigan. Dyslexia is a complex language problem. It is not a vision problem, but rather has to do with […]

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How do your students learn to read so quickly, even after years of failure?
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Students experience reading failure for many reasons. Some may have learning disabilities. Other students are learning English as a second language, while some do not succeed with the sight-reading method. Boys often have more difficulty learning to read by conventional methods. The Academic Associates method has simplified the process of learning to read. With this […]

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Who’s to blame if the kids can’t read?

Some blame the teachers when students fail, while others blame the home environment of failing readers. Assigning blame, however, will not help anyone to learn to read. In fact, struggling readers come from every type of home background.  Rudolf Flesch, the author of Why Johnny Can’t Read, noticed that one of his sons was unable to […]

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Poor readers lag behind their peers
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Poor readers lag behind their peers in elementary school. Leading educators agree that those students who can’t read well by third-grade will continue to struggle in all subject areas. They will remain behind their peers. Unless an intervention is made, they will be unable to catch up. They will be at risk of being severely […]

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Her reading has improved dramatically
teen girl reading

Tracy suffers from a learning disability. She was in tenth grade, but due to dyslexia she was reading at a third grade level. Her family was concerned that she might not even finish high school. They wanted her to graduate and if possible go on to community college.Tracy had been a special education student since […]

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