Podcast: How Reading Impacts Early Brain Development


Reading and interactive learning can have a profound impact on a child’s brain development. Dr. Mariana Glusman, an attending physician in Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care at Lurie Children’s, shares how parents can nurture their children’s cognitive, emotional and social development through meaningful, engaging interactions at home. As a passionate advocate for Reach Out and Reach, a program in pediatrician’s offices that promotes literacy, Dr. Glusman shares the powerful benefits of regular reading with children, how parents can aid in the early relational health of their children, and how they can support their child’s development in a multilingual home. 

Listen to the full podcast episode at Lurie Children’s here

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