9 episodes

From the national organization Reach Out and Read comes a brand new podcast centered around the belief that children’s books build better brains, better family relationships, and happier, healthy children and societies. Join us as host Dr Dipesh Navsaria, a pediatrician with a children’s librarianship degree, dives into a wealth of varied early childhood health and literacy topics with expert guests examining the many facets of supporting the parent-child relationship as key to early success.

Reach Out and Read Reach Out and Read

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From the national organization Reach Out and Read comes a brand new podcast centered around the belief that children’s books build better brains, better family relationships, and happier, healthy children and societies. Join us as host Dr Dipesh Navsaria, a pediatrician with a children’s librarianship degree, dives into a wealth of varied early childhood health and literacy topics with expert guests examining the many facets of supporting the parent-child relationship as key to early success.

    A Good Time To Be Born

    A Good Time To Be Born

    It’s easy to think that the way we think about children and parenting is the way it’s always been — the birth of a child is accompanied by the expectation that that baby will grow up happy, healthy, and become an adult. However, a mere century ago that wasn’t necessarily the case. So what changed? How has the role of parenting transformed?  Dr. Perri Klass, author of the new book "A Good Time to Be Born", joins us to talk about the social, and medical, events that transformed childhood and parenti

    • 38 min
    Advancing Early Foundational Relationships

    Advancing Early Foundational Relationships

    Early foundational relationships are the strongest predictor of young children’s long-term success. Dr David Willis, Developmental-Behavioral pediatrician and Senior Fellow with the Center for the Study of Social Policy, and Claudia Aristy, Director of Children of Bellevue’s Reach Out and Read Program, join us to talk about how families—and the professionals that support them—can create and maintain robust early relational health.

    • 27 min
    EdTech and Screen Time During COVID-19

    EdTech and Screen Time During COVID-19

    The reality of remote learning is here, and it's led teachers and families to re-evaluate what school means during COVID-19. Josh Golin and Seth Evans, both of the Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood, speak to us about their recent policy statement EdTech and Education Policy During the Pandemic and the importance of getting online learning right.

    • 35 min
    Chelsea Clinton: The Gift of Reading

    Chelsea Clinton: The Gift of Reading

    Chelsea Clinton, author, advocate, and vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, joins us to talk about growing up with books, the role of books in her own children's lives, and the importance of reading programs to support all children and families.

    • 30 min
    What Meaning Do Children's Books Have in a Time of Crisis?

    What Meaning Do Children's Books Have in a Time of Crisis?

    Children's books can bring much comfort and insight for children and adults alike.  With all that is happening in our world, we figured that now is a good time to ask: What Meaning do Children's Books Have in a Time of Crisis?  We're joined by author Robie Harris, author of award winning and internationally acclaimed books including When Lions Roar, Who? and Crash! Boom!, and Leonard Marcus, historian and leading writer about children's books and the people who create them.

    • 28 min
    Disparities and Social Determinants of Health

    Disparities and Social Determinants of Health

    As the Flint water crisis played out within government and the media, it became readily apparent that a major factor in the crisis was that the communities most affected were largely poor, mostly minorities, and without political power.  Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the doctor who uncovered Flint's water crisis and led it's recovery effort, joins us to talk about disparities and social determinants of health.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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31 Ratings

Msdjh ,

So Interesting!

Looking forward to mor podcasts.

Col1052 ,

Wonderful inventive and needed

Love these podcasts and recommend everyone to listen.

nathansmcnamara ,

Great idea!

So excited for this and the guests Reach Out and Read has coming up!!!

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