Reach Out and Read in the News
Students from PS 306 enjoyed a children’s book reading at Morris Heights Health Center, hosted by Reach Out and Read of Greater New York and Healthfirst
Hosted in partnership with United Way of New York City and Scholastic, the conference featured panels of experts in the fields of education, health, and child development.
Volunteers and Reach Out and Read Program Coordinator Barbara Zion-Green make reading an integral part of the outpatient pediatric clinic at Cohen Children’s Medical Center.
The American Academy of Pediatrics makes a new policy statement recommending reading to children from infancy. Reach Out and Read is cited as a partner in promoting literacy.
New York Times: Pediatrics Group to Recommend Reading to Children from Birth, by Motoko Rich
Our Greater New York Medical Director, Dr. Leora Mogilner, is featured in the story’s photo
TIME: Why Pediatricians are Prescribing Books, by Annie Murphy Paul
PBS NewsHour: I is for infant: Reading aloud to young children benefits brain development (includes interview with lead author of the policy statement, Dr. Pamela High of the American Academy of Pediatrics)
Publisher’s Weekly: American Academy of Pediatrics Backs Reading Aloud from Infancy
AAP News: Parents who read to their children nurture more than literary skills
Also covered on: usqiaobao.com, Epoch Times
Former ROR GNY Executive Director, Traci Lester, weighs in on the suspension of the valuable NYC Imagination Library children’s literacy program.
Featured in print and online in the ‘Education Life’ section of the New York Times, this article gives and in-depth look at the Reach Out and Read program.