You have noticed that you child is struggling when it comes to their reading, but what about their speaking, listening and writing? Are you noticing some delays or frustration in these areas? Are you concerned it may be a language-based learning disability?
Patricia W. Newhall has put together an excellent article for LDOnline that discusses the difference between a language-based disability or a language difficulty and the signs that can help determine the need for assessment. An assessment is important in order for a student to be eligible for special education support within their school.
If you feel that your child needs support, do reach out to your child’s school for the next steps to be taken in order to help your child maximize their opportunities for success.