By Lane Mott, MS, CF-SLP Developing pre-literacy skills is an integral component to language development and later academic success. Sitting down and enjoying a book with your child can provide opportunities to teach important life lessons, improve language abilities,...read more
By Katherine Melson, Speech-Language Pathologist Hearing is an important foundation for your child’s communication. Through hearing, a child is able to learn sounds of low and high frequencies that become the foundation of speech as well as learn language as he/she...read more
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The Importance of Reading Intervention at an Early Age
By: Daley Johnston M.A., CF-SLP
“The single most important activity for building knowledge for their eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children,” stressed Becoming a Nation of Readers, a 1985 report by the Commission on Reading. It is important to read aloud to children of all ages. It is important from infancy through the high school years. Families and teachers can create and continue a tradition, introduce and reinforce the pleasures of reading, and, as children get older, set the stage for meaningful conversations about numerous topics.
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