Many parents ask if there are ways to assess a young child's reading problems without going through a full evaluation. In this article, a reading expert describes appropriate assessments for young readers.
How you can help at home: In this activity your child makes a collage with tissue paper and paint.
How you can help at home: Have your child make a mental image of a passage that has been read aloud.
How you can help at home: Make a homemade book with your child and build his reading and writing skills.
Help your child get excited about books by creating a personalized book mark or writing a book of her own.
Worried your child has a learning disability or behavioral problem? Make sure his eyes and ears are tuned in before testing his brain.
When books begin to seem like hard work, dioramas help bring their magic to life.
Thinking of getting your child assessed for a learning disability? One mother's story offers a glimpse at the inefficiencies and inequities of educational assessment.
How you can help at home: In this activity your child sequences the beginning, middle and end of a story.
How you can help at home: Have your child create this fun flip book to practice reading.