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Category Archives: Reading

“Just sound it out.” “Say what?” Reading 101 is for babies.

Reading is for teens and young adults with ADHD and Autism (ASD). Now it inclues special education, learning disabilities, and content-area reading.  Decoding is the letter-sound relation used to pronounce written words. It’s contention regarding decoding interventions. Some focus on translating print into speech by rapidly matching letters. Others find the key in the combination […]

ADHD and Autism: Science and Reading

ADHD and Autism: Reading and science. Important part of many professions.  It’s not enough to read aloud. It`s important to understand upper-level books. Classroom strategies help students to gain knowledge. Science teachers often hold the responsibility for much of teaching reading in high school. Are they prepared? Not alone. What’s the problem? Reading is extremely […]

ADHD and trouble reading? Dyslexia…maybe.

30% to 50% of people with ADHD also have learning disabilties.  Reading struggles may be the result of dyslexia.  How do you know?  What can you do? Proficient reading is an essential tool for learning, regardless of the subject matter.  Individualized, structured interventions are most effective. “Our kids” are concerned about their image. Think about […]

ADHD teen reading book (struggling)
ADHD folks: Wrangling with reading troubles? Cast out the spell.

Mystical, magical ways to improve reading?  Think big.  It’s metacognition. Metacognition helps readers to become comfortable in learning tasks.  It assists students with ADHD focus their attention on the task at hand as well.  The process facilitates making adjustments in errors as soon as they occur. Looking back in time… Yea!  I’ve been invited to […]

ADHD Students: Got good grades? Here’s how to keep them.

Summer slide?  It’s not in the playground.  Don’t fall victim.  Something comes up and steals academic progress, as much as 2 months. Summer slide describes the loss of academic skills over the summer break.  As a result, education does not continue.  This loss  is especially severe for students with ADHD because they are not engaged […]

ADHD Read-to Accommodation: So what?

The number of children ages 3-21 receiving special education services is 6.4 million.  That represents 13% of all public school students.  Accommodations provide supports and services to help students with disabilities access general education curriculum. Extended Time Taking tests Finishing assignments Learning new concepts Setting Reduced distractions Close to the board Close to the teacher […]