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3 Reasons to Hire a Reading Specialist if Your Child is Struggling with Reading

Last updated 7 years ago

When you child is having difficulty reading, it can affect more than just his or her studies. Difficulties with reading comprehension can cause scores to drop, but falling behind classmates can also cause self-esteem issues. Reading specialists can be immensely helpful for a number of reasons.

1.      Instruction
Reading specialists can provide your child with expert reading tutoring. Reading is an incredibly important skill to develop, because it leads to success in the arts and sciences later in life. Reading specialists can help your child overcome the stumbling blocks on their way to learning to read.

 2.      Assessment
The learning process works best when skills, competencies, and progress are reassessed regularly. Reading specialists can assess your child’s skills and progress, determining the best course of action. Assessment during the process will ensure that your child is learning at an appropriate pace.

 3.      Reinforcement
A reading specialist can also help reinforce your child’s existing skills. This ensures that your child’s difficulties with reading don’t affect the skills and competencies they have already developed. By constantly reinforcing those skills, reading specialists make sure that they are not lost due to learning difficulties.

Hiring a reading specialist when your child is having trouble reading is a great idea. Reading is an important indicator of success later in life.

For more information about our literacy program, call us at (415) 242-1205. The Literacy and Learning Center is dedicating to helping students of all ages realize their full potential in both school and life. Contact us today or stop by to find out how we can help your child through their difficulties!


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