Five Signs Your Adolescent Has a Reading Problem - FamilyEducation

Five Signs Your Adolescent Has a Reading Problem

This article describes the major signs of a learning disability.

  • Doesn't read spontaneously, for pleasure or for information.
  • Claims he "can't find" anything to read.
  • Gets upset when she is assigned reading for homework and reads at a painfully slow pace.
  • Has trouble with ordinary, everyday reading (reading signs, following the instructions on a package, using a recipe, and the like).
  • When reading aloud, frequently hesitiates, mispronounces words, reads them out of order, or says the wrong words (saw for was, bone for done, man for men and the like.
  • (Source: Your Role in Education)

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