Unformatted text preview: adolescents and adults with criminal records indicate at least half have reading difficulties 50% of youth with history of substance abuse have reading difficulties increase in proportions of students in special education programs labeled learning disabled due to reading difficulties Why is it so important that people are literate? connect to students, especially in large classes. they need to feel connected or else they won’t learn as well, leave, etc. KNOW “WHY LEARNING TO READ IS DIFFICULT” brains were born to do other things than read. these different things include dancing, art, music. need to have connection to spoken languages so that they have a basis in reading...
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- Fall '07
- Educational Psychology, Dyslexia, Learning disability, SKILLS IMPACT adolescents