News Release

Tuesday, November 21, 2000

Contact: George Stinnett, CHKD, (757)668-7424

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 ages 3 to 8 years old Jan. 26, 10:30 a.m.-noon, at the Virginia Beach Barnes and Noble Booksellers at 4485 Virginia Beach Boulevard. 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. The CHKD experts also will discuss how speech therapy can be used to address a child's reading problems. For more information, call (757) 668-7402.