A large number of children with disabilities are reading at a significantly lower level than their peers. But there are ways to increase reading levels, including a method currently being used with deaf and hard of hearing children.
Because deaf and hard of hearing children cannot grasp the phonetics of the English language, memorizing words has been used to teach them how to read.
A new method that is a combination of visual phonics with direct instruction has increased reading levels within a few months.
via Teaching method helps deaf children learn to read | abc7chicago.com.
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