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Playing with Words: The Connection between Verbal Speech-Language Skills and Beginning Reading and Writing

7/16/2012
by Jennifer Carson

Playing with Words: The Connection between Verbal Speech-Language Skills and Beginning Reading and WritingMost of the kiddos I’ve seen for speech and language therapy also have difficulties with spelling and/or reading and/or writing. And it makes sense that there’s a connection between a child’s verbal speech and language skills and their reading and writing abilities. Children need to have solid foundational skills of verbal language (sounds, vocabulary, sentence structure) before they can successfully transfer those skills into written language. [Read more…]