Parents of Struggling Readers

Children who struggle with reading are likely to feel shame, frustration and low self-esteem.  Confidence can spiral down with each negative grade or experience. Children do not blame adults, exterior circumstances nor ineffective teaching strategies. Children who struggle with reading blame themselves.

We have a special place in our hearts for struggling readers.

Whether in school or at home, learning to read can be stressful for both parent and child.  More often than not,  the problem lies in the teaching methodology rather than with the child who is learning to read. Finding the best method and teaching to your child’s strengths will yield results

Many struggling readers are analytical.  The confusing, incomplete and inconsistent manner that traditional reading methods use can be like oil and water for this type of thinker.  Research has shown that direct, systematic phonics instruction is most effective.

Let us help you understand the logic, predictability, and reliability of  the English Code so you can help take the frustration out of reading for your struggling reader.  Refer to the many fun-filled activities and resources posted on our blog.

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