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What do I need to do to help my 10 year old learn to read?

"I need some help with my son. He is 10 years. He do not want to learn at all. What do I need to do?"

Asked by Elaine after reading the article, "Help Your Child Learn to Read":
http://www.education.com/magazine/article/Ed_He...
In Topics: Helping my child with reading
> 60 days ago

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drjaswant
drjaswant writes:
His Reading center in brain may be weak or he may have aversion to read that may be because of vision problems or grasping problem or simply aversion for reading / mental exertion.

Rhere is a excellant solution in Homoeopathy treatment where there are specific medicines for stimulating reading center in the brain
  
Dr Jaswant Patil M.D Chest Allopath & Alternative treatment specialist
> 60 days ago

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dgraab
dgraab , Parent writes:
Hi Elaine, Sorry to hear your son is struggling with reading.

Here is a collection of articles on helping your child to read:
http://www.education.com/topic/school-subject-reading/

Here are articles focused on helping your child to become a lifelong reader: http://www.education.com/topic/help-child-become-reader/

You might also explore some reading software to see if that gets him excited about reading:
http://www.education.com/e-learning/reading-software/

Good luck!
> 60 days ago

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LDSolutions
LDSolutions , Child Professional writes:
He will need a very structured, systematic and cumulative approach.  There might be gaps in his reading that he has never mastered.  I recommend you look into Orton-Gillingham.  

The Orton-Gillingham method of reading instruction was developed in the early-20th century. It was developed to teach struggling and non-readers how to read and write. The program works with all students, especially those with dyslexia, auditory and visual processing disorder and ADHD. Students are taught spelling simultaneously with reading. Because each student has a different learning style, all lessons are taught by seeing, saying, moving, hearing and touching the concept being taught. This is known as multisensory teaching.


The Orton-Gillingham teacher begins with the most basic elements of the English language. This includes the consonants and sounds of the consonants. As they progress to short vowels, they begin reading and writing sounds in isolation. From there they progress to digraphs, blends and diphthongs. Every lesson the student learns is in a structured and orderly fashion. The student is taught a skill and doesnât progress to the next skill until the current lesson is mastered. As students learn new material, they continue to review old material until it is stored into the studentâs long- term memory. While learning these skills, students focus on phonemic awareness. This means that words are made up of segments of sounds. For example, â⦠in the word steak, what is the first sound you hear, the second sound, the vowel combination, and the last sound?â Students are also taught to recognize and manipulate these sounds. â What sound does the ea make in the word steak?â With each lesson, the student experiences confidence and success as they progress through the method. The purpose of Orton-Gillingham instruction is to provide the student with an understanding of language structure, which allows him or her to become an independent reader and writer.


Your son needs a very strong foundation first.  Then - he can move forward step-by-step without reading and writing gaps.

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BruceDeitrickPrice
BruceDeitri... , Teacher writes:
Question is, can your child read at all? A lot of children are not exposed to phonics and don't actually learn to read. They learn to guess. Is your child omitting words, adding words, making wild substitutions, or reversing words? All of these are warning signs...If you have observed these signs, please look at my article "NINE READING EXPERTS EXPLAIN THE SAD STATE OF READING." Link below.  

If your child can read, then it's a question of using comic books, magazines, sports books, etc. to make him interested.

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