News Release

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

Contact: George Stinnett, CHKD, (757) 668-7043

Program Demonstrates How To Use Books To Develop Children's Speech And Language Skills

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.- Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters will conduct a free reading workshop for parents and their children, infants to 8 years old, April 27, 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. noon, at the Virginia Beach Borders Books and Music store at 1744 Laskin Road. The hands-on, interactive program, titled "Read with the Experts -- Growing Language Through Books," will be presented by CHKD speech-language pathologists and will demonstrate how parents can use books to develop their child's reading, writing and language skills. For more information, call (757) 668-7402.