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Reading Strategies - Home and School Helps and Tools

Reading strategies, resources, books, and activities to help your child with learning disabilities and dyslexia. Resources can also help non-disabled students who are struggling readers or just do not enjoy reading.

The Importance of Rhyming in Learning to Read
Learn about the importance of rhyming in learning to read.

Phonological Awareness - Understanding the Stages of Phonological Awareness
Take a closer look at the stages of phonological awareness, what it is, and how it develops.

KWL - What is KWL?
Are you the parent of a struggling reader? Learn about the KWL strategy and how it is used in schools. Learn how to use KWL to improve your child's reading comprehension and retention of details.

The Dyslexia Checklist - Book Review
The Dyslexia Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers is an informational resource on dyslexia book review.

Struggling Readers - Are You the Parent of a Struggling Reader?
Are you the parent of a struggling reader? If so, you may see yourself in this article. Find helpful hints to help both of you cope.

Are You the Parent of a Struggling Reader?
Are you the parent of a struggling reader? If so, you may see yourself in this article. Find helpful hints to help both of you cope.

Printable List Word Flash Cards - Printable Household Word Flash Cards
These printable household list word flash cards teach word recognition.

Printable List Word Flash Cards
These printable circus list word flash cards teach word recognition.

That's Like Me! by Jill Lauren is an Inspriational Book for Children
That's Like Me! That's Like Me! by Jill Lauren is an inspirational book for children with disabilities.

Washington Reads - Card Games for Reading and Language Development
Reading and language card games are decks of cards designed to help students learn elements of reading and develop language skills. The cards are slightly smaller than standard playing cards. They are coated and can be wiped clean.

List Words for School, Home - Practical List Words for Build…
List words are a great way to each sight words for kids and adults. These list words are helpful tools to teach common community and environmental survival words.

Alphabet Matching Game - Teach the Alphabet with this Matching Game
Teaching the alphabet with this matching game.

Business Words Flashcards - Learn Sight Words with Business Flashcards
Business word flashcards can help you teach vocabulary skills. Download these free flashcards with picture prompts and words you can trace.

Clothing Flashcards - Learn Sight Words with Clothing Flashcards
Clothing flashcards can help you teach vocabulary skills. Download free clothing flashcards with and without picture prompts. Clothing flashcards can be used as games and for vocabulary study.

Food Flashcards - Learn Sight Words with Food Flashcards
Foods flashcards can help you teach vocabulary skills. Download free food flashcards with and without picture prompts. Foods flashcards can be used as games and for vocabulary study.

Animals Flash Cards - Learn Sight Words with Animals Flash Cards
Animals flashcards can help you teach vocabulary skills. These flashcards feature engaging animals kids can color.

Flash Cards for Long Vowels - Teaching Long Vowels with Flash Cards
Flash cards are excellent teaching tools to help students learn long vowel sounds and other phonics skills. These flash cards will help you reinforce skills in long vowel sounds at home or at school.

Flash Cards for Short Vowels - Teaching Short Vowels with Flash Cards
Flash cards are excellent teaching tools to help students learn short vowel sounds and other phonics skills. These flash cards will help you reinforce skills in short vowel sounds at home or at school.

Teach Reading Skills - Strategies to Teach Your Child Reading Skills
Teach reading skills with these easy strategies for home.

Reading Strategies - Share Your Know-How about Reading Strategies
Readers share their know-how and stories of success and failure with reading strategies.

Long Vowel Sounds are Important Basic Skills
Long vowel sounds are some of the first reading skills your child will begin learning in a phonics-based reading program. These tips and worksheets will help you reinforce skills in long vowel sounds.

Assistive Technology for Dyslexia - Wizcom Readingpen
This assistive technology device helps people with dyslexia read more independently.

Ready for School Break Reading? Plan Your School Break Readi…
School break will be here soon, and it is a great time to catch up on reading skills for children with learning disabilities in reading. Find fun and educational strategies to keep your child or teen reading throughout school break - - an liking it!

How the Moon Regained Her Shape
How the Moon Regained Her Shape is a metaphorical story about overcoming bullying. It is the story of how the once brilliant moon was bullied by the mean-spirited sun and became sullen and unable to dance across the sky.

Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island, High Interest Interactive Reader
Find a book review of Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island, a high interest interactive book designed for reluctant readers.

Mountain Cabin Mystery - A Hi Lo Reading Level Book by Max Elliot Anderson
Finding the right reading material for nine to twelve year olds with learning disabilities can be a challenge. Explore high interest, low reading level books by Max Elliot Anderson for children with LDs and dyslexia.

North Woods Poachers - A Hi Lo Reading Level Book by Max Elliot Anderson
Finding the right reading material for eight to twelve year olds with learning disabilities can be a challenge.

Teach Reading Skills - Practice Reading Skills During School Breaks
Exercising your child's reading skills over school breaks is important to prevent loss of reading ability and to help your child be better prepared for the next school year. To help your summer study be more successful and helpful to your child, you'll need to begin preparing now. Here's how.

Improve Your Child's Reading with Audio Books
Students with learning disabilities are often severely disadvantaged in learning to read and perhaps more so in later middle, high school, or college years where reading is necessary to learn in any content class. Using audio books is one way to help your child continue to learn content in the classroom despite having a reading disability. ...

Reading for Details Builds Comprehension - Reading Comprehension Strategies
If you or your child have difficulty with reading comprehension, this strategy and worksheet may help. Learn this easy reading comprehension strategy to improve attention to detail.

Preschool Level Sight Words to Teach Your Child
Learning sight words is one way to help your child develop stronger reading skills. Use this list of beginning sight word vocabulary words to begin building your child's sight word skills.

Teach Your Child Kindergarten Sight Words to Improve Reading
Learning primer level sight words is one way to help your child develop stronger reading skills. Primer level words are those frequently used in preschool and kindergarten level reading material. Use this list of primer sight word vocabulary words to begin building your child's sight word skills.

Teach Your Child High-Frequency Words for First Grade
Learning first grade level sight words is one way to help your child develop stronger reading skills. This list of first grade words comes from the list developed by E.W. Dolch in the 1930's. These words are commonly used in first grade picture books and school work. Use this list of words to build your child's sight word skills.

Make Your Child a Better Reader by Teaching Second Grade Sight Words
Learning second grade level sight words is one way to help your child develop stronger reading skills. This list comes from the classic list developed by E.W. Dolch in the 1930's. These words are commonly used in second grade picture books and school work. Use this list of words to build your child's sight word skills.

How to Adapt Reading Materials for Your Learning Disabled Child
Learn tips to help you adjust and adapt reading material to your child's needs at home and at school.

Teach Your Child Third Grade Words to Build Reading Skills
Teaching your child at her grade level helps develop stronger reading skills. Use this list of words to build your child's sight word skills to help improve her comprehension and fluency.

How to Improving Reading Comprehension
How to use the PQ4R strategy to improve reading comprehension and memory.

Strategies to Approach New Vocabulary in Reading
Learn strategies to help students deal with new vocabulary in reading.

Six Activities to Improve Reading Skills Outside of School
Learn six simple strategies to improve your reading skills outside school.

How to Make a Reading Guide to Increase Speed and Improve Fluency
You can easily and quickly improve reading speed and fluency with a simple, easy-to-make reading guide.

Tips to Improve Your Understanding and Recall of Reading Material
Learn new tips to improve your ability to understand and remember what you read with these tips form About.com's Learning Disabilities guide, Ann Logsdon.

Tips for Preventing Reading Fatigue
Learn to recognize reading fatigue and find tips to prevent and treat the problem.

Ways to Encourage Reluctant Readers
Is your child a reluctant reader? Many children with learning disabilities avoid reading and do not get the practice they need to improve their skills. Learn some great ways to increase their reading activities that they will actually enjoy!

All About Spelling from All About Learning Press
All About Spelling is a phonics-based teaching program for spelling. The program includes step-by-step lesson plans that are user-friendly and could be used in classrooms or by parents as part of a home teaching program.

Reading Comprehension - How Can I help My Child with Reading Comprehension?
Learn how to improve reading comprehension in this reader's question.

Phonological Awareness - Understanding Phonological Awareness
Take a closer look at phonological awareness, what it is, and how it develops.

Learn about Phonics Instruction
Learn about phonics instruction and how to help your child strengthen phonics skills at home.

Sight Word Reading Strategies
Learn about sight words as a reading strategy.

What Is Reading Fluency?
Learn about reading fluency.

Understanding Reading Comprehension Problems
Learn about reading comprehension problems and find ways to help.

Five Ways to Help Dyslexics Read
Learn five strategies to help dyslexics read.

How Believing in and Engaging Greer’s Genius Helped Her Navigate Dyslexia
Educator Rick Ackerly shares his experience in nurturing the genius an a student with dyslexia.

Reading and Learning Disabilities: Five Ways to Help Your Child
Reading and Learning Disabilities: Five Ways to Help Your Child is a new ebook from Howard Margolis, Ed.D. and Gary G. Brannigan, Ph.D. to help parents navigate the special education maze and get their children the help they need.

How To Engage Your Child In Reading
The following list provides guidelines for how to help your child choose appropriate reading materials for their age and level.

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