Reading Difficulties



5 Indicators Your Child May Need Extra Reading Help

Sometimes it is challenging to spot whether or not your child is struggling, and you might not be able to recognise the key indicators which could indicate your child needs some extra assistance. But don't worry! We have compiled a list of 5 things each parent can look out for to ensure their child does not get left behind.

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6 Tips to Help Your Child Read with Comprehension

As a parent, you play a crucial role in helping your child develop strong reading comprehension skills. We share six practical tips to help your child read with comprehension.

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Understanding Reading Problems in Children

How does one identify a reading problem? How many children have reading problems? What causes reading problems? You say poor cognitive skills are responsible for reading problems. What cognitive skills are you referring to? My child reads well yet lacks comprehension. Why? What can parents do to help their children? How can Edublox help?

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Webinar: The Effects of Reading Problems on a Child’s Emotions

This webinar focuses on the effects reading problems can have on a child's emotions. It was presented by Lizani Muller, Educational Practitioner from Edublox Polokwane.

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What Causes Reading Disabilities?

Successful intervention is dependent on finding the cause or causes of a problem. Most problems can only be solved if one knows their causes. A viable point of departure would therefore be to ask the question, "What causes reading disabilities?"

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Overcoming a Language and Reading Problem

Language plays a vital role in reading. Its role in reading can be compared to the role of running in the game of soccer. One cannot play soccer if one cannot run. One cannot read a book in a language unless one knows that particular language.

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The A2Z of Reading Difficulties

If your child is having trouble learning to read, the best approach is to take immediate action. Ninety-five percent of poor readers can be brought up to grade level if they receive effective help early. The longer you wait to get help for a child with reading difficulties, the harder it will be for that child to catch up.

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Parents Urged to Learn More About Reading Difficulties, Dyslexia

“Your child is dyslexic.” A parent’s worst nightmare may be to hear these words. This October, known as Dyslexia Awareness Month, Edublox urges parents to find out more about the reading and learning problems their children may have...

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Why Some Children Struggle to Learn to Read

Most children look forward to learning to read, a process whereby they learn to transform what are essentially abstract squiggles on a page into meaningful letters and then sounds and then words, and then entire sentences and paragraphs.

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Dear Diary… A Mother’s Story of Despair, Hope, Perseverance and Success

Based on real events — this is the mother’s side of story of helping her child with his reading problem as she confided to her diary...

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