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Advocacy

Children who have difficulty with reading or school need parents who will go to bat for them. Parents know their kids best and care the most. Being an advocate for your child often means learning new terms, knowing your rights, and not giving up on making sure your child gets the help he or she needs. Find more resources in the Special Education section and on our sister website LD OnLine.

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Our PBS Television Series:
Launching Young Readers

Al Roker

Learn the warning signs for a child who may have difficulties with reading and why early intervention is so important.

Molly Ringwald

Explore the reading challenges facing kids with disabilities, and what schools across the country are doing to help them find success.

"Reading is not optional." —

Walter Dean Myers