Sounds First is now accepting students to work with private tutors online. If you are interested in signing your child up for tutoring, or want more information, please message us at or fill out our contact form here.

Tutoring sessions are $30. Your child will get two sessions per week to work with a private tutor for 50 minutes a session. If you are interested in this opportunity for your child, please contact us.

Dr. Martha Robinson, inventor of the Sounds First Reading System, is expanding her dissertation into a book which will include anecdotes. We need YOUR STORIES about the Sounds First Reading System. Have you taught with the Sounds First Reading System? Have you incorporated the Sounds First code into other areas of your child's life? Have you seen readers develop because of Sounds First? Tell us!

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This code serves as an aid

to learn how to read words.


 Once the word is known,

the aid is no longer needed.