Sharing books with your child is a great way to bond. It's also a great way to develop language, listening skills, and memory. The kinds of supports a child needs during shared reading will differ depending on the child's ability level and age. Here are tips on reading together:
- For Parents of Children with ADHD
- For Parents of Children with Intellectual Disabilities
- For Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
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