Read 180 and dyslexic students

I have a parent who is very concerned about their child (who has dyslexia) using the READ 180 program because their tutor said that it will only confuse them. Does anyone have any input on this or find any sort of supporting evidence either for or against this program and dyslexia?

Posted on: August 28 2015
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  • AskDee

    I haven't found anything negative about READ 180 for dyslexic students--only positive. Email me at askdee@sbcglobal.net. I'll send you some information about READ 180 and dyslexia. Dee Ask Dee at the READ 180 Community

    I am very interested in your thoughts about Read 180 and the dyslexic student. Can I email you for that info also? Thanks, Tracy


    I've used System 44 first with dyslexic middle schoolers. They needed work on fluency and word attack skills. They were both beginning decoders. After they finished System 44, they moved into Read 180 and worked on comprehension. They are both grade level readers now. They were 5+ years below their peers at the start of 6th grade.

    I thought system 44 was best for dyslexic students?

    I have a student who is dyslexic and he is excelling in this program.

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