Reach Out and Read News
New, Peer-Reviewed Study Shows Transformative Impact of Reach Out and Read
A new, peer-reviewed study in Academic Pediatrics demonstrates the impact of Reach Out and Read, a program leading the way in supporting healthy early parent-child relationships through shared reading. The research, which includes more than 100,000 survey responses, shows that parents/caregivers exposed to the Reach Out and Read program are significantly more likely to read […]
Want to get involved? If you are a current Kappa Psi member visit our partner page. Reach Out and Read is thrilled to be a philanthropic partner of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, the oldest and largest pharmaceutical fraternity in the United States. Over the past year, the members of Kappa Psi have helped Reach Out […]
Reach Out and Read is pleased to announce that it has been identified as a Health Services Initiative in the state of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA), in partnership with the University of Oklahoma (OU) College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, is working to increase the number of well-child visits and developmental screenings […]
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 […]