Is Your Child….
Having trouble reading? Having meltdowns over homework? Frustrated? Avoiding reading out loud?
This book is for parents of school-age children who are having trouble learning to read. It is an advocacy book that gives parents the inside scoop on how decisions are made in schools and how to advocate for their children to get the support they need and deserve.
If you’re worried that your child isn’t reading at the same level as their peers, you need to read this book.
Learning to read is a problem for kids from all walks of life. It doesn’t matter where you come from, how well your parents read, or even if you are in the best of schools. But learning to read is something that all children must do, and can do and this book will show you how to get the help your child deserves and needs. Given the proper support, your child can learn to read just like their peers.
This book is a bold action plan for parents to help their children close their reading gap. Dr. Kaufman has an intimate knowledge of how schools work and how to get schools to respond to your child’s needs, based on her 35-year career in education.
These 5 action steps will help you achieve your goal of closing your child’s reading gap. The first and most important step you can take for your child today is … Trust your instincts as a parent and get some help. Don’t wait. Learn to advocate for your child. Children whose parents advocate for them get more services and better quality services than children whose parents do not work on their behalf.
Learning to read early on sets the stage for a child’s whole life. Getting through school, participating in activities with friends, getting a job, and going to college. All of these life achievements require a child to learn to read.
Unresolved reading problems are life-changing, don’t let this happen to your child.
Trust your instincts as a parent.
Parents are often the first to notice reading problems. As a parent, you are your child’s first—and most important—teacher and role model. You have a lot of information about your child’s development and how he learns. If you think your child is having trouble learning to read, trust your instincts.