Growing up, Carolyn B. Hofmann, employee involvement coordinator at Akron Children’s, learned a lot about the restaurant and food services industry. Her father was a restaurateur and her grandfather worked for Fleischmann’s, teaching yeast basics to bakery workers. It was an easy decision for Carolyn to follow in her foodie family’s footsteps. She loved the […]
Throughout the Mahoning Valley, children are boosting their vocabulary and reading skills thanks to a critical literacy development program. Reach Out and Read is a national program dedicated to promoting early literacy and school readiness in children ages 6 months to 5 years. Reach Out and Read focuses on helping children grow by incorporating books […]
A story before bedtime – or anytime – always has a happy ending for parents and children alike, and there’s research to back it up. In this Children’s Channel video, Heidi Kline, the Reach Out and Read Coordinator at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses school readiness, bonding and other benefits to sharing a story with a […]
Akron Children’s collaborated with Safe Kids Summit County and Summit County Public Health to present the 2nd Annual Baby Shower for high-risk expectant mothers recently.
The Reach Out and Read program gives children a new, age-appropriate book at every well visit
Going to the doctor for a check-up was a special experience for sick and healthy children alike at Akron Children’s pediatrician offices on Friday. They each received a new book to keep and many enjoyed a special story time with librarians from the local library.