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A Child Becomes a Reader: Birth through Preschool
This booklet summarizes what scientific research says about how children learn to read and write and includes things parents can do to help their children become readers. 
Authors: Bonnie B. Armbruster, Fran Lehr, and Jean Osborn
Publication Date: Spring 2003, Second Edition
Publisher: RMC Research Corporation

A Child Becomes a Reader: Kindergarten through Third Grade
This booklet contains a summary of proven ideas from research to parents about how children learn to read and write things parents can do, what to look for in quality reading instruction at each grade level, and ideas for books to read.
Authors: Bonnie B. Armbruster, Fran Lehr, and Jean Osborn
Publication Date: Spring 2003, Second Edition
Publisher: RMC Research Corporation

Early Math Matters: A Guide for Parents of Preschoolers
This article discusses what parents need to know and do to provide a solid foundation in early math literacy to ensure their childís future academic success.
Author: Kristin Stanberry
Publisher: National Center for Learning Disabilities

Figure This!
This website demonstrates challenging middle school mathematics and emphasizes the importance of high-quality math education for all students. It is designed to provide exciting ways for families to become more involved in learning math.
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics


General Practice Guides Especially for Parents
This is a collection of practice guides to help parents increase infants, toddlers, and preschoolers literacy learning using interest-based and highly engaging activities.
Publisher: Center for Evidence-Based Practices 

IDA Dyslexia Handbook: What Every Family Should Know
This handbook provides necessary information regarding the definition of dyslexia, characteristics of dyslexia, appropriate assessment tools, evidence-based interventions, and suggestions for managing a dyslexicís educational process.
Publication Date: 2014
Publisher: International Dyslexia Association

Summertime and the Learning Is Easy
This article explains how parents can play an important role in encouraging learning throughout the summer months even if their child is a reluctant learner.
Author: Ann Dolin
Publisher: Reading Rockets

When Parents Are Concerned About Their Child's Early Reading Skills
This article explains the importance for parents to gather information that will help make an informed decision and take action as early as possible because research has proven that earlier is better when it comes to providing help.
Author: Deanna Stecker
Publisher: National Center for Learning Disabilities

Working with Your Child's Teacher to Identify and Address Math Disabilities
This article explains how children are identified as having a math disability and suggest ways parents can work with their child's teacher to address the problems.
Author: Diane Pedrotty Bryant
Publication Date: 2009
Publisher: LD OnLine, National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities

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