April 13, 2015 4 min read
As a Speech Therapist you know how important reading is to develop literacy and communication skills. This guide for speech therapy reading activities will help you come up with games and challenges your children can do at home, to get them reading more – which in turn, will help develop their language skills.
There is never a time when your child is too young for books. Help parents settle into a regular reading routine with these top tips:
Reading fluency games are for children who are able to break down words and make sense of them when reading but are slow to do so.
Some children are slow to break down words when they are reading and read with lots of hesitations and pauses. They may try to read a word several times, then give up and move onto the next word. Listening to these kids read can be hard for parents as they see the effort their child has to give.
If a parent comes to you asking for help with reading fluency, give them these tips:
Children who will benefit from reading comprehension games are those who need help in understanding what they just read. I give more information and suggestions for reading comprehension games here.