ERIC Number: EJ1125461
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Why Should I Read to My Baby? The Importance of Early Literacy
High, Pamela C.
ZERO TO THREE, v34 n1 p41-43 Sep 2013
"Early Brain and Child Development" as a strategic priority of the American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes that early literacy and language skills build a strong foundation for healthy development and academic success. Promoting early literacy in the context of pediatric primary care supports early brain development and positive, nurturing relationships. This article explores the importance of early literacy to later development and how health care providers can support language and literacy in the pediatric setting.
Descriptors: Infants, Young Children, Brain, Reading Aloud to Others, Emergent Literacy, Pediatrics, Child Development
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