4. Learning to Read and why it is Difficult for Children with Dyslexia

  1. Gavin Reid

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119970897.ch4

Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Second Edition

Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Second Edition

How to Cite

Reid, G. (2011) Learning to Read and why it is Difficult for Children with Dyslexia, in Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119970897.ch4

Author Information

  1. Vancouver, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470973745

Online ISBN: 9781119970897

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Keywords:

  • Logographic stage;
  • Connectionist models;
  • Phonic model;
  • Look-and-say model;
  • Dyslexia and reading in different languages

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Factors to consider

  • The reading process

  • Stages of reading development

  • Difficulties for the child with dyslexia

  • Connectionist models

  • Methods of teaching reading

  • Developing reading skills

  • Teaching reading – the debate

  • A balanced approach and literacy standards

  • Dealing with reading difficulties

  • Dyslexia and reading in different languages

  • Concluding comments