Reading Comprehension Programs and Assessments

My son has high functioning autism.  He is a middle schooler, reading 2 years below grade level. He has difficulty in comprehension and inferencing, but not decoding.  The school uses the Jamestown Reading Navigator.  Is this an effective program? This is a link to the Jamestown Reading Navigator and to the program overview.   http://www.readingnavigator.com/mkt/jumper.html The research studies are here:   http://www.readingnavigator.com/mkt/po.html The most research-based and proven reading comprehension program on the planet is only useful when the comprehension issue is at the print level of language. When comprehension of spoken language is an issue, a reading comprehension program will not address …Read more

If You Have Questions about Your Child’s Reading – Ask…

If you have a child who is  receiving “special education” reading instruction, you need information to participate in writing an appropriate IEP. This information could also help when you work with your child at home. Find what questions to ask and a user-friendly form to record your answers.