Davis® Reading Program for Young Learners –

To provide young children with lifelong learning skills for academic achievement
To provide young children with foundational skills necessary to develop reading fluency and comprehension
To provide support of skills and confidence to a child’s parent(s) enabling them to continue working with child at home for successful academic achievement
Developed for children ages 5 – 7, along with parent involvement (a parent or other appropriate family member/ designated support person will participate in the program and will be present for at least 50% of the program)

Skills learned:

  • to create and monitor a focused state at will
  • to self-regulate energy levels to appropriately match the task at hand
  • to improve balance and coordination
  • to resolve any confusions caused by letters, numbers or symbols
  • to understand one’s own learning style and recognize its gifts
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Increased fine motor coordination
  • Positive experiences and attitudes developed for academic work
  • Strengthened left-to-right eye movement for accurate word decoding
  • Improved skills with word recognition, fluency, comprehension, and retention
  • Concept understanding of all three parts of a word: its spelling, its pronunciation, and its meaning through a three-dimensional model created by the child