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Is your toddler ready for reading lessons?
January 6, 2016
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Even before they can read, children as young as 3 years of age are beginning to understand how a written word is different than a simple drawing--a nuance that could provide an important early indicator for children who may need extra help with reading lessons, suggests new research from Washington University in St. Louis. Full Story
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