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Intervention and Prevention

Intervention and prevention efforts in reading seek to help students before they fail in school. These articles, research briefs, videos, webcasts and other resources can help parents and teachers support a struggling reader. See also our section on Response to Intervention (RTI).

Featured partner: National Center for Learning Disabilities

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Our PBS Television Series:
Launching Young Readers

Annette Bening

Explore how children learn the relationship between sounds, letters, and words.

Deborah Norville

Find out how to help young readers learn to decode individual words accurately and quickly.

Nick Spano

Meet real-life children who struggle with reading but don't give up! A lively show geared for kids.

Professional Development Webcasts

Professional Development Webcasts

Listen, watch, and learn from top experts in these engaging roundtable discussions. Each webcast features a 60–minute video as well as recommended readings and suggested discussion questions.

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