Unlike speech and language, which is typically learned without direct teaching, reading is a skill that must be taught directly. Learning to read has many prerequisite skills which may be impacted by skills related to speech and language. A speech-language pathologist (SLP) may be an excellent resource for families who are concerned with their child’s reading readiness.
An SLP is trained to support development in the following areas of reading readiness:
If you have concerns regarding your child’s reading readiness, online intervention with Expressable can offer a convenient and affordable platform for skill-building. Whether your child is in preschool, kindergarten, or has shown risk indicators for reading difficulties, an Expressable speech-language pathologist can supplement and support early reading skills.
Contact Expressable for a free, no-risk consultation to see how we can help.
Expressable is an online speech therapy practice committed to expanding access to quality services for everyone with a communication disorder. Expressable has pioneered a parent-focused care model that uses technology and education to integrate speech therapy techniques into children’s daily lives, improving outcomes and experiences.