Bellevue Hospital's Reach Out and Read (ROR) is part of a national pediatric early literacy program.
ROR is a collaboration among pediatricians, educators, volunteers and parents, working together to develop literacy skills long before children actually start learning to read.
It gives parents the information, encouragement and materials they need to make books part of their children's lives.
It takes advantage of regularly scheduled medical visits and the power of the "doctor's word" to reach the family before the school system can.
This is an individual didactic and practical session in which the resident will receive information about early literacy and spend time reading wt. children of all ages.
The resident will gain an understanding of:
Role of the Resident
The resident is expected to: