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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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The Importance of Reading Intervention at an Early Age Daley Johnston M.A., CF-SLP