Remedial reading - American Education
A program of special instruction to correct deficiencies in a student’s previous reading development. Not designed for students with learning disabilities or other incapacities, remedial reading is simply corrective instruction for normal students whose previous reading development was in some way stunted or impaired by external factors such as cultural deprivation or a late start in school. Remedial reading programs merely provide one-to-one “catch-up” instruction by a remedial specialist. As in normal reading programs, remedial reading instruction teaches visual and sound discrimination, letter recognition, sound recognition, sound blending, recognition of word meanings and WORD-ATTACK SKILLS.