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Developing Reading Skills in Young Children

Dr. Reid Lyon discusses how children develop reading skills and what parents can do to help.

Developmental milestones: Your 6-year-old child

Knowing what to expect as your child grows can reassure you that your child is on track with his peers or alert you to potential concerns. Below are some milestones to watch for in your six-year-old.

Developmental milestones: Your 7-year-old child

Knowing what to expect as your child grows can reassure you that your child is on track with his peers or alert you to potential concerns. Below are some milestones to watch for in your seven-year-old.

It worked: Learning new vocabulary words

A resourceful mom shares her easy technique for helping her daughter master new terms.

Developmental Milestones: Your 8-Year-Old Child

Knowing what to expect as your child grows can reassure you that your child is on track with his peers or alert you to potential concerns. Below are some milestones to watch for in your eight-year-old.

It Worked: 9-Year-Old Plays a Role in His Own Success

One mother explains how her son with AD/HD had trouble working in small groups at school -- and how she found a strategy to help him succeed.

It Worked: Finding a Focus With Photography

One mother highlights a strategy she used to help her son with LD experience success.

Parent tales: First signs of a reading disorder

GreatSchools members share stories about the first signs and symptoms of their children's reading issues.

It Worked: Getting Help to Deal With a Child's Aggression

What felt like a drastic measure to these weary parents, turned out to be just the right approach.

Helpful assessments for struggling young readers

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.

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