Understanding Reading Problems - 4 videos
Dr. Tom Diebold - "Understanding Reading Problems: Issues and Interventions with Rationales for the Stevenson Reading Program in a Series of Four Videos." Each video is approximately one hour. Tom discusses a variety of problems that will cause students to struggle (or even fail) while learning to read. The videos emphasize decoding-based problems, such as dyslexia, and the multi-sensory phonics instruction required to address it, but Tom discusses other reading-related issues as well.
Video 2 - Decoding-Based Reading Problems and Dyslexia
Dr. Tom Diebold presents a thorough analysis of reading problems caused by decoding difficulties, as well as some of the neurological aspects of dyslexia. The need for phonics instruction is clear.
Video 3, De-Mystifying Phonics
De-Mystifying Phonics: Tom’s discusses the phonics of English, both the inconsistencies (which are numerous) and the consistencies. Teachers who have not previously been trained in phonics instruction will find this enlightening. Teachers who already know phonics will appreciate learning how t...
Video 1 Vision-Based Reading Problems - Dr. Tom Diebold
Vision-Based Reading Problems: Although these are not the most common among reading problems, they are foundational. Vision based problems caused by lighting, print and paper need to be resolved or remediation will be hampered. These problems are addressed through accommodation more than remed...
Video 4, Multisensory Structured Language Instruction:
This is final video in Dr. Tom Diebold's four part series, "Understanding Reading Problems: Issues and Interventions with Rationales for the Stevenson Reading Program." Multi-Sensory Structured Language Instruction is a phrase often used to describe the kinds of instructional techniques needed ...