Assignement 2: Reading failure is preventable for all but only for small pecercentage. It is pertinent that educators invest their time and money in preventing reading failures. Describe three reading prorammes that can help a learner with reading disabilities. Provide relevant examples where necessaryto substantiate your explanation.
Reading Programmes To Help Learners With Reading Disabilities.
This assessment discusses reading failure among students due to reading disability. Simply stated, the development of reading skill serves as the major foundational academic ability for
all school-based learning. Having reading disability not only result in the child having a low selt-esteem, but also causes significant stress to the parents. Without the ability to read, the opportunities for academic and occupational success are limited. According to G. Reid Lyon, from National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) this type of failure affects children negatively earlier than we thought because it was embarrassing and devastating. There are many reasons for childrens having reading failure and one that will be discussed is Specicific Learning Disability - dyslexia. It is important to know the reasons of the failure to find a remedy and come up with various reading programmes to prevent it early so that children can perform up to full potential. Thererefore, the discussion will describe 3 reading programmes formulated by educators which are able to help learners with reading disability.
Keywords: Reading disability, dyslexia, reading programmes to help learners with reading disability.
Specific Learner Disability (SpLD) refers to a heterogeneous group of disorders manisfested by significant unexpected, specific and persistent difficulties in the acquisition and use of reading (dyslexsia), writing (dysgraphia), or mathematical(dyscalculia) abilities. The discussion focuses...