Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers
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Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers

About the Host
Al Roker

Al Roker of NBC's The Today Show, hosts this Launching Young Readers program.

Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers
Empowering Parents
Roots of Reading Roots of Reading
Sounds and Symbols
Fluent Reading
Writing and Spelling
Reading for Meaning
Reading Rocks!
Empowering Parents
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Helpful Articles
Becoming Bilingual
Reading and the Brain
A Chance to Read
Toddling Toward Reading Toddling Toward Reading
For Parents of New Readers
If you have a child who is a struggling reader, your family is not alone. Learning to read is a challenge for almost 40 percent of kids, and an even bigger challenge for their parents. Find out how to identify early signs of reading problems and learn about ideas for getting kids the help and support they need.
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Emiliann Simpson

The happiest moment of my life is watching Emiliann read to her sister or to me or her dad. - Jennifer Simpson

Helpful Articles
Want to know more? These articles show how parents & teachers can help struggling readers.
bullet Seeking Help for a Struggling Reader: Eight Steps for Parents>>
bullet Your Child's Evaluation>>
bullet Self Esteem and Children Who Struggle With Reading>>

Related Links
Here are some of our favorite websites for struggling readers.
bullet LD OnLine's Especially for Parents>>
bullet PBS Parents>>
bullet National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities>>

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