Over 305,000 children are served annually in North and South Carolina by over 1,300 trained medical providers in over 400 participating clinics and hospitals.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) have officially endorsed the Reach Out and Read model of early literacy promotion.
Interested in Starting a Reach Out and Read Program?
- Go to Start A Program for an overview of the application process.
- Connect with the Program Specialist in your region
- Register at Program Login to get started.
- Applications are reviewed the third week of each month.
- Incorporating Books into Well-Child Exams
- Basic Information for Medical Providers
- How to Start a Reach Out and Read Program of Your Own
- Training for Reach Out and Read Providers
- American Academy of Pediatrics Books Build Connections Literacy Toolkit
- The “5Rs” of Early Education
- How to Incorporate Books Into the Well-Child Visit
- Reach Out and Read Training and Continuing Education
Two-Month Visit | Reach Out and Read Training Video
Four-Month Visit | Reach Out and Read Training Video
Eighteen-Month Visit | Reach Out and Read Training Videohttps://youtu.be/rpSsnUOoJsk?list=PLP_pdG1A03h0X-fxuEnRTsNzTXs3n9hAg
Short Visit | Reach Out and Read Training Video
Residency Training | Reach Out and Read Training Video
Busy Parent | Reach Out and Read Training Video
Throughout the Clinic | Reach Out and Read Training Video
Blog Posts for The New York Times by Reach Out and Read National Medical Director, Dr. Perri Klass.
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- Hearing Bilingual: How Babies Sort Out Language
- The Effect of Early Music Lessons on Brain Development
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