Reading Difficulties

S.L. Hunter Speechworks has therapy services for Reading Difficulties

A young lady distracted with ADHD-SL Hunter Speechworks


ADD/ADHD are learning disabilities which are characterized by difficulty paying attention, and in some cases acting impulsively and displaying...

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A young girl learning decoding-SL Hunter Speechworks


Decoding is the ability to sound out words by sound-letter correspondence and blend sounds so that written text can be recognized and interpreted.

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Learning Disability

A person with a learning disability may have impaired language processing, phonological processing, visual spatial processing, and more.

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Early literacy development begins with children looking at books and listening to their parents read.

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Phonemic Awareness

Phonemic awareness is an important pre-reading skill. More specifically, it is an underlying component of phonological awareness.

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Phonological Awareness

If a child struggles with phonological awareness, they will often go on to have difficulties reading and writing. 

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Man helping children read and learn, with S.L. Hunter Speechworks in Burlington Ontario

Reading Difficulties

Many people struggle with reading. Start by determining where in the reading process the trouble is occurring.

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