Reading Strategies for Home
This page can be a resource for parents to aid their children for strengthen their child's reading comprehension. Researchers have known that interacting with a book on multiple levels above just reading the words builds reading comprehension, expands vocabulary and improves fluency (speed) in reading.

The newsletters below are grouped as beginner and intermediate readers. A Spanish version is also available. Time to enjoy reading.

September (Beginning Readers)
September (Beginning Readers) - Spanish version

September (Intermediate Readers)
September (Intermediate Readers) - Spanish version

November (Beginning Readers)
November (Beginning Readers) - Spanish version
November (Intermediate Readers)
November (Intermediate Readers) - Spanish version

December (Beginning Readers)
December (Beginning Readers) - Spanish Version
December (Intermediate Readers)
December (Intermediate Readers) - Spanish Version

January (Beginning Readers)
January (Beginning Readers) - Spanish version
January (Intermediate Readers)
January (Intermediate Readers)- Spanish version

February (Beginning Readers)
February (Beginning Readers) - Spanish version
February (Intermediate Readers)
February (Intermediate Readers) - Spanish version

March (Beginning Readers)
March (Beginning Readers) - Spanish version
March (Intermediate Readers)
March (Intermediate Readers) - Spanish version

April (Beginning Readers)
April (Beginning Readers) - Spanish version
April (Intermediate Readers)
April (Intermediate Readers) - Spanish version

May (Beginning Readers)
May (Beginning Readers) - Spanish version
May (Intermediate Readers)
May (Intermediate Readers) - Spanish version



AIM Virginia

AIM-VA is a service of the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) through a grant to The Kellar Institute for Human Disabilities at George Mason University. AIM-VA provides accessible instructional materials to Virginia K-12 students who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Accessible instructional materials are alternate print materials, (e.g., braille, electronic files) used by students who are not able to use traditional print formats. The use of accessible instructional materials can positively impact a student’s performance in the following ways:

  • Improve grades
  • Improve test scores
  • Increase independence
  • Increase success


Learning Ally

Promote personal achievement when access and reading are barriers to learning by advancing the use of accessible and effective educational solutions

Learning Ally is a national non-profit dedicated to helping students with print disabilities, including blindness, visual impairment and dyslexia. Learning Ally improves the way students learn at home and in the classroom.