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Preventing Childhood Toxic Stress: Partnering with Families on Healthy Development
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) emphasizes the latest research showing the significance of safe, stable, and nurturing relationships as a protective buffer against the biological harms of toxic stress on children – as well as a key toward building resilience – in an updated policy statement. When children feel connected and supported in the […]
Sari Feldman from Publishers Weekly interviewed Reach Out and Read’s Co-Founder Dr. Robert Needleman on starting Reach Out and Read in Boston, MA, 30 years ago. Needlman talks about the unique intersection health and education play in emerging literacy and the important partnership with librarians in the community.
Our Chief of Strategic Initiatives Nikki Shearman PhD recently released a report on emerging research that further demonstrates the impact of Reach Out and Read. In addition to providing the summaries below, we will update our research overview and other materials to reflect these exciting developments.
From the Winter 2019 Issue of The GEORGIA Pediatrician, a publication by the American Academy of Pediatrics Georgia Chapter – For the past 11 years, I have been the local site coordinator in my pediatric offices for the Reach Out and Read Program. My journey began as an intern, when I adopted the program from […]
In 2015, Reach Out and Read launched our oral health program in Ohio in collaboration with the Delta Dental Foundation.
Reach Out and Read would like to congratulate Claudia Aristy, our National Board Member and Director of Children of Bellevue’s Reach Out and Read Program, on being awarded the Tisch Prize from the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College. The prestigious Tisch Prize is awarded annually in the New York Metropolitan Area for […]