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Sat May 30, 2015 13:20

I noticed the same thing when working with children with dyslexia last semester. Learning sight words moved much faster than learning new vowel sounds, for example. When introducing new sounds we would first introduce the sound, then talk about the way it felt when we say it, then look in a mirror and say the sound so we could see what it looked like, and would introduce the letter last. Letters can be a really abstract idea for some children, and it really seemed to help introducing sounds that way!

  • Good Question - carsleymm, Sat May 30 12:40
    I have wondered the same thing. In my experience with students with a few students with ASD, they have all been sight word readers. It seemed as though an excellent memory was at work, yet they... more
    • Good Question - brawleyeo, Sat May 30 13:20
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