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Tips for Parents About Reading
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This booklet will give parents some ideas about what to expect at different ages and stages of reading development, suggestions for what to do at home, and a list of favorite books available for parents and their children to read.

International Dyslexia Association
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. IDA is the oldest learning disabilities organization in the nation founded in 1949 in memory of Dr. Samuel T. Orton, a distinguished neurologist. Throughout its rich history, their goal has been to provide the most comprehensive forum for parents, educators, and researchers to share their experiences, methods, and knowledge.

If your child is struggling with learning to read and write or would benefit from applying research-based instructional strategies that develop word meanings and comprehension, Understood has free resources that empower parents to supplement instruction or provide meaningful literacy intervention at home. Connecting with a community of parents, teachers, and reading clinicians is made possible through this site; Understood also connects parents and professionals with tips for using state-of-the-art tools for effective distance learning.

The Children's Book Council
The Children's Book Council, Inc. is the nonprofit trade association of publishers and packagers of trade books and related materials for children and young adults.


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