Who's At Risk
Some children are at increased risk for reading difficulties. The more risk factors a child has, the more likely it is that he or she will encounter reading problems.
Being at risk does not mean that the child is doomed to be a poor reader, but it does indicate that he or she may need especially close monitoring and prompt intervention to prevent reading difficulties. That's where good teachers come in!
The following articles describe some of the children who are at risk and what you can do.
By: Reading Rockets (2003)
If a child's history suggests increased risk for reading difficulties, it is critical that he or she receive the following.