Digraphs are always an appropriate thing to practice with your child as they transition from Kindergarten to 1st grade. Learning to recognize digraphs is an important skill that will help your child read more fluently. This is an awesome video by Jack Hartman that will engage your little one and help them memorize those tricky letter combos. Enjoy!
Early Reader Resources
Bilingual students- https://www.readingrockets.org/article/reading-tips-parents-multiple-languages
Students with Speech and Language disabilities- https://www.readingrockets.org/article/reading-together-tips-parents-children-speech-and-language-problems
Phonological Awareness Tips- https://www.pbs.org/launchingreaders/soundsandsymbols/helpfularticles_1.html
Parent Support Tips (Reading)- https://www.readingrockets.org/blogs/shanahan-literacy/11-ways-parents-can-help-their-children-read
IEP Supports for Parents
Parent Guide to IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) -https://www.ncld.org/get-involved/learn-the-law/idea-parent-guide/
Advocating for Your Child and Questions to Consider- https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/partnering-with-childs-school/working-with-childs-teacher/5-conversation-starters-for-discussing-supports-and-services-with-teachers
West End SELPA Parent Training- https://weselpa.sbcss.k12.ca.us/index.php/parent-information/parent-trainings
Developmentally Appropriate Sounds by Age
As a parent, advocating for your child's development can be one of the most important roles that you are called to. This chart will help you navigate the appropriate sounds that your child should be making by age. If you have any concerns with your child's speech, see your pediatrician as soon as possible.