Reading can give your child a lifetime of joy and learning. Explore the links below to learn more about how to encourage your child to read, and how learning disabilities can affect your child.
Learning to read is one of the most important stepping stones in childhood development. Find out why some children have difficulty learning to read in this article.
Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability that can affect people throughout their lives. You can read more about the causes and effects in this FAQ from the International Dyslexia Association.
Choosing books for your child can be difficult sometimes. Read over this list of titles compiled by a children’s librarian for some helpful ideas.
If your child has a learning disability, you are not alone. This article from the Learning Disabilities Association of America will help you understand how to talk with your child’s teachers to improve his or her experience in school.
- Learn more about autism and what it means to be “on the spectrum” in this post from AutismSpeaks.org.
To set up a free informational session with the Literacy and Language Center, call (415) 242-1205. Our friendly teachers will help your child get on the right track with reading.