What do Speech Sounds Have to Do with Reading and Writing?

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I’ll be honest…when I first started working in the schools as a speech language pathologist (SLP), I wouldn’t have been able to tell you what speech sounds (how you say/pronounce sounds) had to do with reading. I probably would’ve said nothing, and I would have been SO WRONG. Kids with speech sound difficulties, like not being able to say their … Read More

Don’t Fall Off the Tippy Chairs

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If I’m being honest, there are books I really don’t enjoy reading to my children. I know it’s a sentimental favorite, but I sort of hate “Guess How Much I Love You” and have been known to abbreviate “Little Nutbrown Hare” and “Big Nutbrown Hare” to “Big Rabbit” and “Little Rabbit.” But, you do it because your kids love them. … Read More