This module is comprised of one session.
12.1 Case Examples of Reading Disabilities
Learning IntentionsAfter viewing this module session participants will be able to:
- Recognize how concepts from these modules help interpret assessment
profiles of struggling readers
- Distinguish between various types of reading difficulties
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*Please see the Transcripts resource folder located in Module 0 for a text copy of the transcript from this video.
difficulties look very different among different children
can be explained along two dimensions based on the Simple View of Reading
(word-level reading skills and language comprehension)
detailed assessment of these dimensions can target skills to inform
- Poor reading comprehension can result from many possible factors and assessment can identify those factors
Reflect & Connect
What are the two major skill dimensions that affect reading comprehension and how do they affect different patterns of reading difficulties?