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Reading Difficulties

Scope Note: 
Problems in reading, caused either by disabilities associated with psychological processes or by such factors as physical or sensory impairments, cultural background, low ability, etc. (Note: Do not use for "Readability" -- the previous term "Reading Difficulty" was not scoped and was often confused with "Readability")
Category: Reading
Broader Terms
Problems
Narrower Terms
N/A
Use this term instead of
Reading Disabilities
Reading Problems
Retarded Readers (1966 1980)
Related Terms
Audio Books
Corrective Reading
Dyslexia
Language Impairments
Learning Disabilities
Learning Problems
Reading
Reading Ability
Reading Diagnosis
Reading Failure
Remedial Reading
Added to ERIC: 3/5/1980