Reading Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities


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Which reading skill means to read with accuracy and appropriate tone?

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1. What is phonemic awareness?

2. Why may students with special needs struggle with decoding?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Teaching reading skills to students with learning disabilities can be both challenging and rewarding. These assessments will help check your comprehension of some of the strategies used to teach reading to students with learning disabilities, as well as key terms related to reading.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will quiz you on:

  • The term for reading with accuracy and appropriate tone
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Reasons students with disabilities might struggle with decoding
  • Teaching strategies

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can comprehend key information from the related lesson on teaching reading strategies to students with disabilities
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how teachers can increase fluency and comprehension in students with special needs
  • Knowledge application - utilize your knowledge to answer questions about specific obstacles reading might present to those with learning disabilities

Additional Learning

To learn more about strategies for teaching reading to disabled students, review the corresponding lesson titled Reading Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities. The lesson will cover the following key topics:

  • Decoding and its importance in phonetics and reading
  • The three key facets of reading students with disabilities struggle with
  • Strategies to help disabled students learn decoding