Most children learn to talk well
before they reach school age. They acquire this complex skill at home,
without specific teaching, because of the genuine need to
In the same way children can learn to read by reading
and hearing enjoyable stories or real events. It is another way of
communicating and children can acquire literacy as naturally as they
acquired spoken language.
Even for children with specific difficulties
it is important to retain motivation and meaning for acquiring both
spoken, written or signed language.