Philadelphia Inquirer Highlights Chop’s Reach Out and Read Program
Children who struggle to read are at greater risk of juvenile delinquency, dropping out of school, truancy, and other problems. That’s why the Reach Out and Read program at CHOP is so important. Pediatricians give new books to patients ages 6 month through 5 years old at regular appointments and encourage parents to read to their children each and every day. Meet twins who love to read and were one of the first patients to benefit from CHOP’s Reach Out and Read program in this feature article appearing in the Philadelphia Inquirer.