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Which Reading Program Helps Children With Autism With Comprehension?

Which Reading Program Helps Children With Autism With Comprehension?

I used various phonics primers (preschool) to help my son learn to read. Now he can read nonsense words at his current grade level but has very low comprehension. What techniques or reading programs could help him improve vocabulary and understanding of the material he reads and listens too?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I second the lindamood bell vizualizing and verbalizing books. We are doing a couple of them with my 9 yr old son and it's helpibg his comprehension so much!

posted over 7 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Dylan can identify tons of objects - he cannot identify groups - he can identify some sight words but not much comprehension and can only spell cat and dog. He is 11. I am trying to read to him - but he isn't listening. Even when I over do the voice. I was reading a book he picked then after I was done - and the book was put away I asked what did we just do - he said "yes". I said did we read a book - he said "yes" - I said did you eat a frog - he said "yes" ... some days I am just not strong enough. Some days I just give him the iPad with the app that goes over words so he can see and hear words - when I am too stressed to work with him. I need more patience and better tools. And a nap - I need a nap! :)

posted over 7 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Wow, @A MyAutismTeam Member LoveandLearning.com looks fantastic. We have to share these resources!!

edited, originally posted over 7 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Believe it or not, Your Baby can Read was a help to our son. Also Bob's books. I did a lot of flash cards with three word sentences and pictures too.

posted almost 8 years ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Oh, @A MyAutismTeam Member, you have to tell me about the books. It sounds like you are using books for the child to read. I only read the V/V instruction manual and adapted it to our regular reading....and talking!!

edited, originally posted over 7 years ago
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