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Written by Susan Milliones on October 1, 2021

Multiple Tiers of Instruction

Connecting With Students With Verbal Comprehension Challenges

Have you noticed anyone who has difficulty understanding your instruction? Do you notice problems with listening and speaking? Maybe your  student has verbal comprehension challenges. In this post we will show you how to connect with students who have verbal comprehension challenges. First, we will shed light on what verbal comprehension is. Then, we will describe how it impacts students. Finally, we will give you a sneak peek into our Guide for Connecting Cognitive Impacts to Instructional Strategies.


How to know if your student has a verbal comprehension challenge

If the student has an IEP, look at the psychological evaluation. The scale scores chart will show you. If you need help, just ask your school psychologist. If there is no IEP, use observations to hypothesize a problem statement for an MTSS plan. Here are some things to look for…

Now you know how to connect with students who have verbal comprehension challenges. Try these strategies and monitor progress to see how your student responds.

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