Topic: Advocacy

Family meeting with Teacher

This toolkit helps families learn how to effectively advocate for children’s literacy needs and the use of evidence-based literacy practices in school and early childhood settings.

Topic: 
Advocacy
Audience: 
Parents & Families
Young Adults Reading

This toolkit helps you learn how to effectively advocate for your literacy needs in school.

Topic: 
Advocacy
Audience: 
Parents & Families
Advocating for My Child’s Literacy Needs

A literacy advocate supports or speaks out for someone else’s educational needs or rights in reading, writing, and language. As a family member, you know your child best. You have seen your child’s literacy skills progress over time. You can embrace your role as an advocate and learn how to work together with your child’s school toward common goals.

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Advocacy
Audience: 
Parents & Families

Social Workers’ Role in Addressing Dyslexia.

Topic: 
Advocacy, Dyslexia
Audience: 
Schools & Districts, State Agencies

Four important steps for self-advocacy.

Topic: 
Advocacy
Audience: 
Parents & Families
Key Roles for Children’s Literacy Success

Families and educators can work together to ensure children have successful literacy experiences in and out of school. This is especially important if children have reading difficulties. Families and educators play important roles in a comprehensive approach to literacy development through four key actions: Learn, Advocate, Partner, and Support.

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Advocacy, Partnerships
Audience: 
Parents & Families
Route to Reading: Get Another Quote

You and the school rely on each other to meet the literacy needs of your child. So, working together can solve conflicts early. Knowing where to turn when you need information or support can help too.

Topic: 
Advocacy
Audience: 
Parents & Families
Route to Reading: Set Your Destination

Advocacy comes in many forms and can be done in a variety of ways. Whatever path you choose, have a navigation system to follow and forecast your child’s literacy growth.

Topic: 
Advocacy
Audience: 
Parents & Families

Four ways to be a self-advocate.

Topic: 
Advocacy
Audience: 
Parents & Families

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