The importance of early intervention cannot be overstated. According to research, one in five children experience unexpected difficulties when learning to read (‘unexpected’ relative to the child’s ability to learn other information). Experts in the field suggest that the struggling reader in grade 1 may continue to be the struggling reader in grade 3 without appropriate intervention.
In my experience, parents are keenly aware; they have a hunch that something is amiss with their child’s developing skills. I can assess children at age 5 and if the outcome demonstrates a need, then teaching these fundamental reading skills is where I come in!
Classes are taught in small groups of 3. Learning to read is very exciting – so call a couple friends and let’s get started!