Wednesday, February 05, 2003
Contact: George Stinnett, CHKD, (757) 668-7043
Read With The Experts
“Growing Language Through Books”
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 time workshop for parents and their children, infants to 8 years old, March 8, 10:30-11:45 a.m., at the Virginia Beach Barnes & Noble, 4485 Virginia Beach Blvd.
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 program will include:
10:30-11 a.m. – Parents learn how to focus on their child’s speech and language goals as CHKD speech-language pathologists read from some of their favorite children’s books.
11-11:30 a.m. – Children are organized into age-appropriate groups for a reading of a children’s book by one of the CHKD specialists.
11:30-11:45 a.m. – Ask-the-expert question and answer time for parents.
For more information, call (757) 668-7402.