Time to Thrive
Integrating reading aloud into pediatric care.
Building on our strong foundation of more than three decades, Reach Out and Read is focusing on equitably strengthening and deepening our impact on the children, families, and communities we serve. As we recover from COVID-19, there is an even greater sense of urgency to scale and expand our impact to support that recovery for the children and families most impacted.
NEW – American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement emphasizes Reach Out and Read’s critical role.
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In support of the global campaign for racial justice and social equity, it is incumbent upon us to work toward meaningful change in all that we are and all that we do. To read about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Support for Parents
We’re here for you so you can be there for them. Parents are their child’s first teacher and there are a lot of unknowns in the world right now. We remain committed to supporting families with young children and our resource library can help you learn more about reading with the children in your life, including tackling some of today’s tough conversations about racial bias, equity, inclusion and the changes resulting from the pandemic.
Shaping Brighter Futures
It’s vital that children benefit from reading and other language-rich experiences starting at birth. Reading together furthers language acquisition, promotes brain development, and provides an opportunity for families to build powerful, lasting bonds.
Nurturing Young Minds
Our network of pediatric clinicians provides families with the understanding and tools they need to make reading and storytelling part of their daily routines.