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This was an informative post and enlightening to the difference between reading difficulties and reading disabilities. From my own knowledge, I thought that reading disabilities were diagnosed and potentially reversed over time. Even still, I am curious to know how students with reading difficulties are supported in comparison to those with reading disabilities. Both would benefit from early diagnosis and detection, but how would you go about determining what approach to take in offering services? From what I gather, reading difficulties can be addressed by classroom instructors while reading disabilities require more extensive support from the school, including an IEP.
I also appreciated the inclusion, and further explanation, of Dyslexia. I previously thought it to be a more narrow, reading disability related to difficulties with word processing; not necessarily auditory processing. This has been instrumental in helping broaden my understanding of reading disabilities and the importance of needing to further educate myself on this topic to better serve these students.

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