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How can I help my child learn to read?
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
7 doctors agree
In brief: Practice letters
And read lots of books together. Let your child "read" the books as well.
Make reading books part of the bedtime routine. Simple pattern recognition books with good illustrations often help kids learn to read because they can follow the pictures easily.

In brief: Practice letters
And read lots of books together. Let your child "read" the books as well.
Make reading books part of the bedtime routine. Simple pattern recognition books with good illustrations often help kids learn to read because they can follow the pictures easily.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Read to them.
The best way is to read to them15-30 minutes each day, every day, always.

In brief: Read to them.
The best way is to read to them15-30 minutes each day, every day, always.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
4 doctors agree
In brief: Phonological aware-
Ness, seen typically in 70% of 5-year-olds & 100% of 6-year-olds, is needed to decode words (read).
Learning phonemes, the smallest units of sound in a language (44 in english) & sound-symbol associations starts @ 3-4. Kids who can't process "b sounds like buh; ph sounds like fuh" or "muh-moose; take away the m & put a g, what will it be?" will have dyslexia. Read mother goose rhymes & dr. Seuss.

In brief: Phonological aware-
Ness, seen typically in 70% of 5-year-olds & 100% of 6-year-olds, is needed to decode words (read).
Learning phonemes, the smallest units of sound in a language (44 in english) & sound-symbol associations starts @ 3-4. Kids who can't process "b sounds like buh; ph sounds like fuh" or "muh-moose; take away the m & put a g, what will it be?" will have dyslexia. Read mother goose rhymes & dr. Seuss.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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