reading difficulties
The term ”dyslexia”  simply means ”trouble with words” in Latin.  But when we speak of dyslexics, we’re talking about individuals who primarily have difficulty decoding words, thus making the act of reading (and writing) an onerous task, unless and until they receive intensive instruction in phonemic awareness and other literacy skills.  However, while the ”deficit” is...
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Let’s face it, folks, there are a lot of kids out there who are read-i-phobic because books are full of words – those squiggly markings on the page that don’t make sense when you’re just starting out to read, and for some kids, don’t make sense even after spending quite a bit of time trying...
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