There are 6 crucial school readiness domains to think about when talking, singing and reading to babies and toddlers. Here’s 1 of the 6.

The advice to “talk, sing and read” to babies and toddlers is universal and ever-present.  The advice is given in countless blogs and articles, on countless websites and by countless pediatricians, home visitors and other professionals.  Less often read or heard, however, are the details regarding why we should talk, sing and read to children […]

Sound Awareness for School Readiness

As I have stated many times in my blog entries, sounds awareness is crucial for school readiness.  Babies are aware of sounds in utero and continue to build sound awareness and processing skills throughout development.  Those babies born with a preference for visual (looking) and/or kinesthetic (movement) processing will need to be guided towards the […]