“How to Help the Child Who Hates Books” 

Parent Training Video Series

This short talk discusses strategies to help the child who hates reading!

The strategies taught in this short lecture series focus on different reading approaches parents or teachers can use to help the child “want to read.”

Who could benefit from this series?

  • The child who starts screaming at the sight of a book

  • The child who can’t sit through 2 pages of a book

  • The child who avoids storybook time in school

  • The child who would rather jump around than read a book

  • The tired parent or teacher who dreads storybook time

  • The parent who thinks reading is hard work!

The use of these strategies will make reading more engaging and improve the parent-child reading experience!

Produced and Recorded by Liz Patton, MS, CCC-SLP at Healthy Speech Solutions

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VIDEO Lecture 1: How to Help the Child Who Hate Books!

This short talk discusses strategies to make reading fun and educational for children WITH A FOCUS ON HOW TO HELP THE CHILD WHO HATES BOOKS! In fact, using these strategies will make reading more engaging and improve the parent-child reading experience!

In this video you will learn:

  • Learn easy strategies to engage the child to hold and handle a book
  • Learn how to create a special reading spot
  • Learn how the location of reading can change a child’s engagement level to read
  • Learn strategies to make reading fun and exciting
  • Learn the benefits of avoiding stress and forcefulness when reading

and so much more.

Please note, the strategies provided are only meant as general speech therapy strategies to encourage language learning in the home and are by no means designed to replace speech therapy services if the child has communication, understanding, and thinking/memory impairments.

VIDEO Lecture 2: How to Help the Child Who Hates Books Cont'd

This short talk discusses strategies to make reading fun and educational for children WITH A FOCUS ON HOW TO HELP THE CHILD WHO HATES BOOKS! In fact, using these strategies will make reading more engaging and improve the parent-child reading experience!

In this video you will learn:

  • Learn how to encourage a quality reading experience
  • Learn how to encourage closeness during reading
  • Learn how to use peer pressure in a positive way to encourage reading
  • Learn the benefits of a routine around reading

and so much more.

Please note, the strategies provided are only meant as general speech therapy strategies to encourage language learning in the home and are by no means designed to replace speech therapy services if the child has communication, understanding, and thinking/memory impairments.

VIDEO Lecture 3: How to Help the Child Who Hates Books Cont'd

This short talk discusses strategies to make reading fun and educational for children WITH A FOCUS ON HOW TO HELP THE CHILD WHO HATES BOOKS! In fact, using these strategies will make reading more engaging and improve the parent-child reading experience!

In this video you will learn:

  • Learn how to pick the book to read
  • Learn how to expose the child to books without even trying!
  • Learn the use of photo albums to encourage literacy and language learning

and so much more.

Please note, the strategies provided are only meant as general speech therapy strategies to encourage language learning in the home and are by no means designed to replace speech therapy services if the child has communication, understanding, and thinking/memory impairments.

VIDEO Lecture 4: How to Help the Child Who Hates Books Cont'd

This short talk discusses strategies to make reading fun and educational for children WITH A FOCUS ON HOW TO HELP THE CHILD WHO HATES BOOKS! In fact, using these strategies will make reading more engaging and improve the parent-child reading experience!

In this video you will learn:

  • Learn how to encourage literacy throughout the day
  • Learn the benefits of letting the child choose which book to read
  • Learn the benefits of interacting with the book through play

and so much more.

Please note, the strategies provided are only meant as general speech therapy strategies to encourage language learning in the home and are by no means designed to replace speech therapy services if the child has communication, understanding, and thinking/memory impairments.

VIDEO Lecture 5: How to Help the Child Who Hates Books Cont'd

This short talk discusses strategies to make reading fun and educational for children WITH A FOCUS ON HOW TO HELP THE CHILD WHO HATES BOOKS! In fact, using these strategies will make reading more engaging and improve the parent-child reading experience!

In this video you will learn:

  • Learn fun ways to incorporate reading with arts and craft fun
  • Learn how to change “how you read the book”
  • Learn how to read the words on the book

and so much more.

Please note, the strategies provided are only meant as general speech therapy strategies to encourage language learning in the home and are by no means designed to replace speech therapy services if the child has communication, understanding, and thinking/memory impairments.

Liz Patton, MS, CCC-SLP

Owner & Speech-Language Pathologist

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