Short-term memory difficulty is one of the 8 main causes of reading difficulty, and there’s no question that it can hold a child back in developing literacy. (The good news is, Easyread can help through the Trainertext method, which reduces cognitive load on the memory function).
The BBC has done a fun series on whether you can improve a weak working memory. Check it out!
Sarah Forrest is Program Manager for the Easyread System, an online course for children with reading and spelling difficulties, dyslexia, short-term memory issues and more. Get a free 10-lesson trial at www.oxfordlearningsolutions.com