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Causes: Education, Literacy, Remedial Reading & Encouragement

Mission: To emphasize the importance of literacy and be a liason between the pediatrician and patient/patient's family.

Programs: The prescriptions to read program was established by pediatrician dr. Shelly senders in 1999. This novel approach was developed to encourage patients to engage in reading activities outside of their formal education environment. To this day, the basic program consists of age-appropriate reading lists that pediatricians hand to their patients. Graphically designed to mimic a medicinal prescription, the prescriptions to read emphasize the healthy practice of improving literacy in children.

daily dose of reading play and learn programs are designed to improve literacy in children. Daily dose of reading play and learn programs provide the framework for an integrated relationship between daily dose of reading literacy specialists and the parents and teachers of preschool children. The programs are designed to enrich the environment for children to learn critical pre-literacy skills. The curriculum is developed by curriculum director robbie haic, a master's level educator with 30 years of experience with special needs and disadvantaged students. Monthly lesson plans are developed using a "talk, sing, read, play" methodology. These fun activities are organized around literature-based themes.

daily dose of reading teen parent mentoring program helps young parents understand how-to and the importance-of reading to children. The daily dose of reading curriculum introduces and reinforces parent roles in literature and language activities with their children. The curriculum engages the students in role-play activities that help young parents realize the importance of their role in their children's development of literacy skills. Literature themes are used in the curriculum to coordinate with different life skills the students are adapting to in their new roles as parents. Examples of life skills that are addressed include child care activities, shopping and preparing food, health and well-being. Daily dose of reading delivers curriculum to support the graduation reality and dual-role skills (grads) program at euclid high school. This variation of vocational education targets soon-to-be and new parents enrolled in high school.

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