The path for skilled reading development varies some for each child, your child may develop faster or slower than the average reader. If your child deviates drastically from the descriptions below there may be a problem that needs to be addressed.
Birth to End of First Year
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Year 1 to Year 6
More about Reading Skills in ages 1-6 years>
Year 6 to Year 9
More about developing Automatic Skills>
Year 9 and Beyond
More about Reading Comprehension >
The description above briefly describes the development of the normal reading process. There are various places where the normal reading process breaks down and problems in learning to read develop. These problem areas are described in our section on dyslexia information. In addition, the dyslexia information section will describe how the Reading Success Lab Software addresses reading problems that can develop.