Steps to Reading Early

Steps to Reading Early

Worlds Awaiting - Season 3, Episode 15 , Segment 1

Steps to Reading Early, Overlooked Heroes

Episode: Steps to Reading Early, Overlooked Heroes

  • Apr 30, 2018 5:30 pm
  • 11:24 mins

They say – It’s never too early to introduce a child to reading. So when should you begin?  At birth? Or even before – in the womb? – (by osmosis). Or, maybe during early infancy, holding a baby in your lap. Our first guest, Kathleen Brown, Director of the University of Utah Reading Clinic, shares some tips on the most productive ways to help a child learn to read beginning at an early age. Kathleen Brown spent seven years in southern Idaho as a remedial reading and migrant education teacher. Her doctorate at the University of Utah focused on comprehension instruction with a post-doctorate in reading intervention. Nowadays, Dr. Brown is dedicated to supporting struggling readers on a regular basis because she believes that “to talk the talk” we have to “walk the walk.”