Birth - Age 3 Reading

What Questions Should I Be Asking My Child’s Caregivers?

QUESTIONS TO HELP YOU GET STARTED

  • When can I start introducing books to my baby?
  • What is my baby able to do well? What are some struggles?
  • How can I help my child with language?
  • What can I do at home to help my baby form the beginning skills in reading?
  • How should I communicate with you?

QUESTIONS TO ASK IF YOUR CHILD'S SKILLS ARE NOT PROGRESSING

  • Where in development should my baby be at?
  • What can I do at home to help encourage my child's language development?
  • What kind of services are there?
  • What are the next steps?

Sources

Michigan Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Infant and Toddler Programs
Zero to Three, National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families
PBS Parents