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.
Our PBS Television Series:
Launching Young Readers
Learn how brain scientists are working to solve the puzzle of why some children struggle to read and others don't.
Explore the reading challenges facing kids with disabilities, and what schools across the country are doing to help them find success.
Explore how children learn the relationship between sounds, letters, and words.