Lady with laptopBrowse a variety of reading topics from our experts in brain science, early learning and reading to help your child get on the path to reading success. Find tips to help build important reading skills from choosing the right book to read to ideas to make reading a part of your (and your child’s) routine.

Reading and Health Are Related

What You Need to Know Reading skill is the single strongest predictor of adult health status. Becoming a good reader starts at birth! Even...

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Does My Child Have Dyslexia?

What You Need to Know Dyslexia (say: dis-LEK-see-uh) is a type of learning disability, when people have problems learning to read. It is usually...

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Does Your Kindergartner Struggle with Beginning Reading Skills?

It is natural to think that children struggling with beginning reading may just need more time to settle in and that they will catch up on their own. This may be true for some children, but research shows that many will remain behind unless they get the right kind of reading instruction quickly.

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Showing Up Every Day Makes A Difference!

Did you know that about one in 10 children in kindergarten and first grade are absent from school more than nine days a school year? These kids are missing instructional time essential for learning to read, and it’s hard to make up for that loss.

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