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Ask Susan: Reading Comprehension Difficulties — Symptoms, Causes, Intervention

Reading comprehension is the heart and goal of reading, since the purpose of all reading is to gather meaning from the printed page. The symptoms and causes of reading comprehension difficulties are discussed, as well as intervention.

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Ask Susan: My Son’s Reading Comprehension Is Poor

I have a 10-year-old son whose comprehension tests results are poor. This does not match his other abilities, e.g. reading, writing and maths. He is a bright boy. After having read your website, we wonder if you could please help us. We have tried many things: private tutors, tutoring programs and seeking advice from teachers.

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Ask Susan: Grade 5 Daughter Fails Comprehension Tests

In this column Susan assists a mother who is concerned about her daughter who can read with perfect fluency, but her comprehension does not match her reading ability. The causes of and solutions to reading comprehension problems are addressed.

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Reading Comprehension Problems

Reading comprehension is the heart and goal of reading, since the purpose of all reading is to gather meaning from the printed page. If a student says words in a passage without gathering their meaning, one would hesitate to call that reading.

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