How Do I Know If I Need Reading Help?

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You may need assistance with reading if you have a hard time keeping up in your classes or if you are tested and determined by professionals to have a reading problem.
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How Do I Know If I Need Reading Help

Some students may not realize they have a reading problem until it is too late. Making sure you can recognize the signs of whether or not you need reading help may assist in saving you from academic struggles or failure.

Signs of a Reading Problem

One sign is if you have a hard time keeping up with the reading material in a class where other students do not have the same problems. There are classes where the reading load is astronomical, but there are other classes where you may be able to gauge the reading speed of your classmates, which will help you to determine whether or not you are amongst the pack in reading speed.

If you are still not sure if you need reading help, another option is to visit your school's disabled students center. There are professionals there who will be able to work with you to determine if you have difficulties with reading. If you end up having reading challenges, then this department is the right place to go for assistance.

You may also want to be tested for any learning disabilities, according to the U.S. Department of Education, www.ed.gov. Some adults may unknowingly have a learning disability, such as dyslexia, which may affect their reading abilities. If you are able to pinpoint what may be causing your reading problems, then you will have a better chance of receiving the right kind of help in order to become a stronger reader.

Staying on top of your education and reading abilities by making sure you get the reading help you need will ensure your academic success in the present and future.

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