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Speech, Language, and Hearing

Before children learn to read, they learn the sounds of language by listening and speaking. These skills provide the foundation for later literacy. Many students who struggle with reading have language-based difficulties including spoken language.

Featured partner: American Speech–Language–Hearing Association

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"Oh, magic hour, when a child first knows she can read printed words!" — A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 1943