26 minutes | Jan 31, 2019

The Legit Fear Behind “Please Don’t Call On Me to Read”

It’s scary—in the moment and even recalling it years later. Reading out loud in front of a group when you have dyslexia can be legitimately awful. Hosts Amanda Morin and Lexi Walters Wright dig into this fear with a mom whose son stumbled over reading his own name in front of his class. They hear from other parents, too, and hockey champion Brent Sopel. Expert Bob Cunningham also weighs in with insight on whether kids really do need to read out loud, and how to make the experience better for kids who struggle with reading.   Understood is a free resource and online community for parents of kids with learning and thinking differences. Learn more and connect with other families who are In It: u.org/podcast   Copyright © 2019 Understood.org USA LLC. All rights reserved. 
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