Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Results of Children’s Literacy Study

An Australian Research Council has published a study that found a correlation between the ability to hear words and to read them. The study demonstrated that children who hear more words and have larger vocabularies in early childhood also have higher literacy skills. These findings confirm the importance of speaking to and reading to children as early as possible, in order to ensure adequate literacy skills, and set them up for success in school and later in life.

To read the article from Read to Grow, click here.

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Visit our Evidence-Based Practice Directory

KidsMentalHealthInfo.com has an evidence-based practice directory that lists mental health providers trained in popular evidence-based practices available in Connecticut for children and families with behavioral health needs. Evidence-based practices are those supported by research showing that they work for most children.