Adult Learning: How to Learn How to Read as an Adult

I’ve been asked if anything can be done for adults that struggle with reading. The answer is simple: interventions that work for children work the same way in adults. The biggest difference is that adults don’t have as much time to invest in learning as children do.

First, we test to find out if there are any specific undiagnosed adult learning difficulties. Testing can be incredibly helpful to the adult who has struggled their entire life and never found reading easy. The relief of realising that they are not ‘dumb’ as they have been told is enormous. Instead, they have good intelligence but simply have a barrier to learning and processing reading.

This information indicates what should happen next. It may be further testing, or something as simple as getting glasses. Once these needs are met, the focus turns to reading.

The adult learner may find it amazing how much easier it is to read once their disorder is resolved or being managed, which can inspire tremendous confidence in their own new-found abilities.

However as an adult, there can be huge demands on time that means that normal tuition is undesirable. This is when we recommend Cellfield. This is a fast and effective ‘brain re-wiring’ technique that helps to make massive gains in a short space of time. An adult’s average improvement in reading skills in two weeks is five years. Imagine, five years worth of reading skills gained in 14 days. There is no other comparable programme which offers such gains in small time periods.

Following this short burst of extreme improvement, the best thing to do is read every day. While this may sound like a chore, the adult may experience a new-found joy in reading because it is so much easier now than it used to be.

It is never too late to change. Contact us today and see if this is an option for you. You can change you life.