This text combines new and time-tested approaches to working with struggling readers of all ages, and includes practical instructional strategies, assessment tools, discussion of the research, and an informal reading inventory that students can use immediately. The Sixth Edition of this well-respected text distills many different approaches to teaching students with reading problems and presents them in an accessible, balanced, and readable format. Reading Problems is extremely practical, presenting many informal assessment tools and strategies. Yet it also presents research on intervention programs and multicultural strategies, and extensive descriptions of tests. The needs of adolescents and adults are also emphasized.