Sound PartnersWhat is Sound Partners?

Sound Partners is a research-based tutoring program that provides individual instruction in early reading skills. 

Why Sound Partners?

  • Improves phonemic awareness, decoding, word identification, and spelling skills
  • Provides kindergarten instruction in phonological skills and initial sound identification 
  • Provides scaffolded practice in phoneme segmenting
  • Includes application of word-reading skills through storybook reading practice


  • Direct, one-on-one instruction
  • Scaffolded instruction
  • Student Lesson Book
  • Tutor Handbook
  • Detailed Implementation Manual