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There are many resources on how and why to read to your pre-school child from birth.  Here are a few.  If you have a favorite you’d like us to add please email us the link at

American Academy of Pediatrics Information on Pediatric Health

Books Make a Difference Reading helps toddlers start school: research by QUT and Charles Sturt

Mobile Phone Reading and Phonics For Kids This link with free worksheets to download was submitted by some kids at from El Paso County, Colorado.

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms
Information on Cerebral Palsy and Other Common Birth Injuries

iColorín Colorado! A free web-based service that provides information, activities, and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners. (BILINGUAL SITE)

Comprehensive Health Guide for Children’s Development From newborn to Preteen, find out what health concerns come as your little ones grow.

CYFD (Children, Youth & Families Department The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department provides an array of prevention, intervention, rehabilitative and after-care services to New Mexico children and their families

Essentials for Parenting

Family Reading Partnership Check out the “Great Ideas” link. 

Free books on tape for the visually impaired 

Helping Your Child Become a Reader Fun activities to build children’s language skills. Includes a reading checklist, typical language accomplishments for different age groups, book suggestions, and resources for children with reading problems or learning disabilities. (BILINGUAL SITE)

Kids Health and Development

Literacy Link Leamos Your local Grant County family literacy program that offers 1-1 tutoring and ESL classes.

New Mexico Autism Society Information on Autism and NMAS Activities and Resources

Online Games from Fisher Price Fun for all! 

Optum Health New Mexico Each individual has a unique road to wellness, health and hope. Click for resources for New Mexico Kids & Youth.

Public Broadcasting Service Information on Healthy Children

PBS Kids Children’s stories, games, songs, movie and audio clips.

Reading Aloud – The Importance

Reading Aloud with Children of All Ages

Rio Grande Down Syndrome Network Information on Down Syndrome and RGDSN Activities and Resources

Zero to Three (ZTT) Click “Explore Our Topics”



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