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30 Years of Reach Out and Read: Need for a Developmental Perspective

View the article from American Academy of Pediatrics ‘Pediatric Perspectives’ about Reach Out and Read’s 30 years.

“Reach Out and Read (ROR) began with the idea that doctors have a special
opportunity to encourage reading aloud in families that are facing the dual challenges of poverty and limited literacy.

Shifting forward 30 years, ROR, supported by more than 6000 clinics and
practices and backed up by numerous peer-reviewed studies, now
reaches ∼25% of low-income children. A policy statement by the American
Academy of Pediatrics has identified literacy promotion as an essential
component of primary care.

Full article here: https://bit.ly/30years-ror

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