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Curr Opin Pediatr. 2010 Aug;22(4):539-44. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0b013e32833a4673.

Reach Out and Read: evidence based approach to promoting early child development.

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The Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA. Barry.Zuckerman@bmc.org

Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW:

This article describes the evidence about why reading aloud to children is important to help them develop the language and early reading skills necessary for school readiness.

RECENT FINDINGS:

This information supports the value of Reach Out and Read; physicians advising parents to read aloud.

CONCLUSION:

Reach Out and Read should be implemented in health care sites serving low-income children.

PMID:
20601887
DOI:
10.1097/MOP.0b013e32833a4673
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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