Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) March 28, 2014
Being a good reader goes far beyond decoding written words and the brain training experts at LearningRx are offering three techniques to help parents evaluate their children’s reading comprehension.
“Reading has different components,” says Tanya Mitchell, Vice President of Research and Development at the Headquarters of LearningRx. “Successful reading requires us to recognize the individual sounds of speech, blend and segment those sounds effectively, and associate those sounds with the appropriate letter codes or symbols. But reading comprehension is about understanding what you read, not how to read.”
There are three techniques you can use to do a preliminary reading comprehension assessment at home. Start by asking your child (or teen) to read a passage of text that’s appropriate for their age. This should be done in private as reading comprehension assessments are most accurate if the child is not reading for an audience. Then:
LearningRx specializes in treating the cause––not the symptoms––of learning struggles. The programs’ game-like exercises and one-on-one trainer-to-student ratios provide guaranteed dramatic improvement in as little as 12 to 24 weeks. With more than 80 centers across the country, LearningRx brain training can help anyone––from 5 to 85––increase the speed, power or function of their brain. To find out more about ComprehendRx and find a local center, visit http://www.learningrx.com or call 719-264-8808.