... nd suggest reasonable accomadations. It sounds like you could benifit from a tape recorder. They may evan offer someone to take notes for you. I have a hard time comprehending what I read too, so what they offered to me was a machine that acttually reads the text out loud to you, at your own pace. ... (7 replies)
... With what you explained, it sounds more of an attention problem than an actual comprehension difficulty. You don't even have the chance to understand what you read when you really didn't read it in the first place.
My advice is to look up Attention Deficit Disorder. You explain the attention and memory problems mostly found in ADD.
If you wish for tips and help on ADD,... (7 replies)
... you sound like me. Although I have verbal Dyspraxic meaning i know what i want to say but i cant say it and when i read stuff i cant picture anything un less im concentrating really hard. For more info about dyspraxic go to http://www.dyspraxicteens.org.uk/*********.php?t=645 (7 replies)
... Crikey, this is me too.
I find myself doing this all the time, my mind starts to think about what i've got to do the next day and all sorts.... how many times do i have to read the same sentence for something to sink in.... and then when its finally embedden and i understand what i have actually read, i forget it all.
Even though i have been successful in physical... (7 replies)
... Oh my gosh!
You sound exactly like me! (7 replies)
... I too have a reading comprehension disability. For me, this was discovered during my early grammar school years and was not taken care of. So here I was a freshman in college and I was reading at an 8th grade level. This was found after taking a reading placement test. I took a reading class in college which was totally life changing for me. I learned how to skim... (7 replies)
... I don't know if this is the type of suggestions you want, but there are lots of strategies you can use to understand what you read.
If you learn best when you hear the information, read your assignments into a tape recorder and listen to them while waxing your car or something that doesn't require much thought.
If you learn best when you see things, you can read a... (7 replies)
... I found this forum the most appropriate to write to. I have often found it very difficult to comprehend what I read; I often think of other things while I read, forget what I am reading, and overall just not get the big picture of what I read. I am a very forgetfull person, I have to write stuff on my hands in order to remember tasks. Those are the biggest symptoms I... (7 replies)