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    If you have a child who struggles in reading or who has trouble recognizing the letters in the alphabet and their correct sounds, then it is time to get him some help by hiring a special tutor who's had many years of teaching and tutoring non-readers. Send me a pm for queries.

     
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    It may be more than just a simple educational process in learning. Quote from an article just Googled, ............. Dyslexia is often known as a reading disability. It’s most often identified in childhood when reading problems first become apparent. But dyslexia can go undiagnosed for years or even decades.

    Dyslexia is not connected with intelligence. It is a neurobiological disorder that affects the parts of your brain involved in language processing.

    Despite its biological basis, dyslexia can’t be diagnosed with a simple blood test or brain scan. When doctors make a diagnosis, they consider the results of a series of reading tests along with the symptoms reported by the person, their parents, or their teachers.
     
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    If the child's problem is dyslexia, then we have a real big challenge as it is a disorder that has something to do with the brain's composition. This problem though is rare. Most problems in reading stem from the lack or absence of proper teaching/instruction at school or in the home where much of the learning happens. There are kids who also do not learn as fast as the others and need a lot of targeted repetitive exercises. I had tutored a kid who was already in Grade 4 and was struggling to read even one-syllable words. It seemed like he didn't get any instruction at all on how reading was supposed to be done. After a few months of daily tutoring, he finally was able to read like a Grade 4 pupil. Another similar case was from a reputable school whose mother was my former student who came to express her problem about her daughter who could not read a thing and was already in Grade 3. There are countless of cases like this as some prep schools or kindergarten no longer teach the basics in reading. This is a problem because when they reach Grade 1 pupils are expected to know how to read already. In fact schools start giving real thick books with real lessons in them while the poor Grade 1 pupils are still clueless about reading. I was asked to tutor one for his lessons in all the subjects but I had a bigger problem when I found out that the kid could not read a single word in the book! How will he learn his lessons in Science, Araling Panlipunan, English, etc. when he could not read? I was caught between teaching him how to read and making him understand the lessons. And many other cases which requires immediate intervention/help. I am referring to this sort of problem.
     
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    I have no problems with your post or your reply. Just pointing out that dislexia exists and cannot be ignored in any child who appears to be having problems reading.
     
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    Yes, dyslexia is a real condition---could be hereditary or some mistake somewhere. So far, I haven't dealt with one yet but there are several though who need so much time, effort and attention to make them recognize the letters in the alphabet. I do not see this as a problem related to dyslexia. In my many years of teaching I have found out that there are really children who learn slow and those who pick up lessons fast. Slow learners and fast learners exist, too, like dyslexics. And it is the former that needs a lot of help.
     
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    There is a test for this. Haven't researched it but it was mentioned in something I read this morning. No matter. I have no argument with what you are saying. Just trying to add to the discussion and I applaud your efforts to help people to read. Reading seems to be fast disappearing which is a shame when so much can be gained from it.
     
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    I don't know about any research to back up what I'm going to state but here goes.
    Dyslexia in my experience (one case only, my ex) has much more to do with having trouble with writing (active spelling) than with reading (recognizing words). If that would be a typical dyslexia case, then it seems to me not a reading problem per sé.
    My ex would mess up words when writing (getting letters in the wrong order), but was/is an avid reader.
     
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    It is a general problem these days. Kids no longer want to read. Teachers should exert more effort in making these kids appreciate the value of reading-----my technique here is storytelling.It always gets their attention, build their vocabulary and will make reading a bit easier later on.
     
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    Active and habitual reading teach people many things-----spelling, grammar, idioms, style, information, etc. You say your ex was an avid reader but had trouble with spelling etc.--she must have been just browsing through the words without focus. Comprehension or understanding what you are reading is a reading problem. But when one messes up words and letters, that's sloppiness or being negligent. Spelling actually comes easy for those who read. Your ex needs to put her mind into what she is reading.
     
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