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Talk, Read, Sing!

Simple language and free tools to help parents in California fuel their children's cognitive development.

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I love this approach because it uses very simple, straightfoward language and some cool tools (onesies with conversation topics on them) to help parents talk to their kids—building vocabulary and cognitive abilities. Often, parents are unaware that they need to be speaking to children before they are old enough to talk back, so this initiative is a great start.

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I wonder, though...
What is the equivolent delivery method for this type of information in low-literacy and off-grid communities within the developing world?

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This is great! Straightforward. Easy to digest and not full of jargon. What a great resource for parents. Imagine if there were billboards with this stuff!