Sep 16, 2018
How to Teach Kids to Read: 10 Simple Steps to Try at Home
Most people don't think about the process of learning to read until they decide to start teaching their own children at home.
Contrary to what some people believe, learning to read is not a 'natural' process that happens all on its own. It's a complex one that requires the proper...
Apr 26, 2018
How to Teach a Child with Autism to Read
Learning to Read with Autism
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can face distinct challenges in learning to read. ASD is a spectrum, so the range of challenges is different for every child. But for many young children with ASD, it affects the development of foundational language and social skills. This impacts reading readiness, comprehension skills, and a...
Mar 23, 2018
You can witness your child learn to read…straight from home
As a mum of four, I know the frustration of trying to get young kids interested in learning to read. They couldn’t grasp those essential early skills. It was all too hard.
For my two oldest kids, the struggle was REAL.
Both of them were reluctant readers (it was never something they’d choose to do).
Worse still, my oldest was constantly guessing at words...
Dec 01, 2017
Sight Word Activities to Do at Home
Parents can easily support the development of their child’s reading skills at home with fun activities.
One aspect of learning to read which needs lots of repetition, and is ripe for home attention, is building a sight word bank.
Fluent reading requires quick word recognition so your child is focused on comprehending the text, not decoding words. Research shows that children who build an extensive...