Questions and Answers / FAQs

When children struggle in school, parents often feel unsure of what to do or where to turn. You're not alone! One in seven children requires special assistance in the learning process. Your child is lucky to have a parent like you who's looking for answers and advice.

On the following pages you'll find information for both parents and educators based on real questions from real parents and educators on topics such as children's books, struggling readers, comprehension, and more. The answers are from our team of reading and learning disabilities experts. Many of the links will take you to articles on Reading Rockets as well as our sister sites LD OnLine and Colorín Colorado.

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"Reading is not optional." —

Walter Dean Myers