Reading is antidote to toxic stress of childhood poverty

read aloud 4 Low income children suffer stresses that would buckle our knees and yet we expect them to learn and grow and develop at the same rate as their higher income classmates.

My Fresh Ideas column published this morning in the Nevada Appeal. Click here to read why Reading is the antidote.

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6 thoughts on “Reading is antidote to toxic stress of childhood poverty

  1. Your words are true, passionate, reasoned, knowledgeable, strong in the defense of children living in poverty, and wise in advising folks to read, read to their young ones. You are a wonderful advocate, Lorie. Please don’t give up.

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