By Elizabeth Huffstutter, Psy.D. As the winter season approaches, it is important to remember some key facts to staying healthy. There are several simple strategies we can use to keep ailments away. One of the most important steps to staying well is to wash your...read more
Sleep is critical for children and needs to be a priority for parents. Each baby needs to establish a sleep-wake cycle. This cycle gets regulated by light and dark but the rhythm takes time to develop. When the schedule is still developing, or is not regulated, it...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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