ReadAloud 15 Minutes National Campaign
SPEECH THERAPY COMPANY CELEBRATES BETTER SPEECH AND HEARING MONTH BY BRINGING NATIONAL READING CAMPAIGN TO CENTRAL FLORIDA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“We all agree there is an education crisis in this country, beginning with kindergarten readiness. There are tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of organizations working on the problem — yet the solution remains elusive.” -Read Aloud 15 Minutes Campaign (www.readaloud.org)
April 25, 2013 (Orlando, FL)- On May 15, 2013 at 6p-8p, Pamela Rowe, Speech Therapy will celebrate May as Better Speech and Hearing Month by hosting a Free Community Pizza Party at Northwest Community Church, 5495 Clarcona Ocoee Road, Orlando, FL 32810. This energetic, exciting event will kick off the Read Aloud 15 Minutes National Campaign in Central Florida. In addition to enjoying free pizza, families will learn about why and how they should read to their children from Birth every day for a minimum of 15 minutes.
“We are pleased to bring this national campaign to Central Florida. Our Speech-Language Pathologists work with many families in the Community that need encouragement and support in this area. This event will have offer live demonstrations from experts that will show parents how to read to their children and pave the way for school success,” explains Pamela Rowe, MA, CCC-SLP, Clinical Director of Pamela Rowe, Speech Therapy.
Imagine if those talents and energies were united behind one key strategy to improve U.S. education.
Imagine if community leaders, employers, day care providers, preschools, schools and civic and faith-based organizations echoed that same message.
Imagine if parents and caregivers across the country repeatedly heard one clear and straightforward directive on how to improve their child’s readiness to learn.
Imagine if we all united behind one simple and powerful message: Read Aloud 15 MINUTES. Every child. Every parent. Every day.