Change background color to see how color can help you :

Gifted and Average Students with Good Reading Skills

  • Spend longer to complete homework
  • Physical complaints of headaches, strain, or tiredness when reading or at school
  • Avoids reading or reading for pleasure
  • Does poorly on timed tests or standardized tests
  • Unable to keep up with reading assignments
  • Reads beginning and summaries rather than the entire chapter
  • Listens in class rather than doing assigned reading
  • Finds it easier to learn from discussion than reading
  • Works hard to get grades but feels that s/he is brighter than grades indicate
  • Considered lazy or unmotivated (told they could do better if tried harder)
  • 12-14% can be helped by the Irlen Method