Here’s how you can help your toddler learn reading and writing habits early

Attention parents! A study has found that early exposure to language may improve your three-year-old toddler's ability to recognise and follow important rules and pattern of governing how letters in the particular language fit together to make words.

25 Jul 2017, 11:34 PM IST

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