Keys to Reading, Inc.

 Great Neck, New York 11023                      (516) 829-4048

A Checklist of Common Warning Signs

Does the student have difficulty with the following?

Organization

Attention and Concentration

knowing time, date, year

managing time

completing assignments

organizing thoughts

locating belongings

carrying out a plan

making decisions

setting priorities

sequencing

completing a task

acting before thinking

organization

waiting

restlessness

daydreaming

distractibility

Physical Coordination

Memory

manipulating small objects

learning self-help skills

cutting

drawing

handwriting

climbing and running

mastering sports

remembering directions

learning math facts

learning new procedures

learning the alphabet

identifying letters

remembering names

remembering events

spelling

studying for tests

Spoken or Written Language

Social Behavior

pronouncing words

learning new vocabulary

following directions

understanding requests

relating stories

discriminating among sounds

responding to questions

understanding concepts

reading comprehension

spelling

writing stories and essays

making and keeping friends

social judgement

impulsive behavior

frustration tolerance

sportsmanship

accepting changes in routine

interpreting nonverbal cues

working cooperatively