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Improving Your Child's School Readiness

May 24, 201610 min
So your child is starting kindergarten soon! This is an exciting time, but it can be scary too. You may have questions about whether your child is ready to go to school, or you may be wondering how you can help him get off to a good start.When parents nurture early language development, kids benefit in so many ways. For example, they have increased school readiness, improved social skills and are more confident.Much more is expected from today’s children when they enter school. That’s why it is so important to lay an early foundation for literacy.When you read to your baby, you are helping to create a lifelong love of reading.Stacy Williams, MD, is here to discuss the ways in which parents can tell if their child is ready to start school.

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