Reading difficulties

On the Job: Reading Text (2006)

There are different purposes for reading leading to various levels of complexity. Complexity is based on how much processing of information is required to arrive at an accurate outcome. These levels range from level 1 (the least complex) reading relatively short texts to locating a single piece of information to level 5 (the most complex) interpreting dense and complex texts and making high-level inferences and using specialized knowledge.

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2009-06-30

Beyond words (2005)

The health-literacy connection

Have you ever left your doctor's office confused by the advice you were just given? At some time or other, most of us have felt limited in our knowledge and understanding of information related to our health.

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2006-07-24

Boys' and Girls' Literacy: Closing the Gap (2004)

"The Boys' and Girls' Literacy: Closing the Gap" project is unique in that it aims to develop strategies that would particularly have a positive impact on boys' literacy. This holds substantial merit in that the strategies and methodologies selected to address the literacy performance of boys would not disadvantage girls. These strategies included literature circles, male mentors, and providing boy-friendly reading materials.

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2006-05-10

Women with Disabilities and Adaptive Technology (2005)

Summary Report - Plain Language

This report, written in plain language, is about the life experiences of women with disabilities.

The project looked at women's experiences with unemployment, underemployment, employment and Adaptive Technology.

Adaptive technology is whatever equipment, hardware or software it takes for any person to use a computer.

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2006-03-14

Can Your Child Read Better Than A Hill O'Beans: If Not Why Not? (2001)

A Book about 'Learning to Read'

This book describes the benefits of the Phonemic Awareness approach to the teaching of reading being introduced in public school classrooms. This book is intended not only for front line educators, but for parents and grandparents who want to be assured that their children or grandchildren will enjoy learning to read.

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2003-08-25

Learning to Read Is Much More Than Learning to Read: A Neuropsychological-Based Reading Program (2000)

This is the report of a study that was conducted for two purposes: (1) to develop a new method to teach adults to read and to write while reinforing neuropsychological abilities, and (2) to compare the efficiency of this new method with the two traditional methods used in Mexico to teach adults to read and write.

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2000-01-01
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