Intervention and Prevention

Intervention and prevention efforts in reading seek to help students before they fail in school. These articles, research briefs, videos, webcasts and other resources can help parents and teachers support a struggling reader. See also our section on Response to Intervention (RTI).

Featured partner: National Center for Learning Disabilities

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Our PBS Series:
Launching Young Readers

Henry Winkler

Learn how brain scientists are working to solve the puzzle of why some children struggle to read and others don't.

Molly Ringwald

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

Professional Development Webcasts

Listen, watch, and learn from top experts in these engaging roundtable discussions. Each webcast features a 60–minute video as well as recommended readings and suggested discussion questions.

Additional Resources We Recommend

National Center for Learning Disabilities
American Institutes for Research
American Institutes for Research
"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." — Groucho Marx