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our Reach Out and Read video and see how the path to reading
proficiency starts early and starts at home.
Reach Out and Read Georgia gives young children a foundation for
success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging
families to read aloud together.
As part of our modei, doctors utilize the book, which the child
gets to bring home at the end of every well visit, to interact with
the child, gauge their developmental milestones, and show the
parent how to engage their child as part of a daily reading
Our program encourages and enables families to read together as
means to optimal brain development and school readiness, with
particular attention to at-risk children growing up in low-income
All children have access to Reach Out and Read in order to read
proficiently by third grade.
Currently, 240,000 Georgia children ages 5 and under live at or
below the Federal Poverty Level. We envision a day when all
children are served by a Reach Out and Read provider, putting them
on a path to enter kindergarten ready to learn.
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description to learn more about the Reach Out and