Reach Out and Read Wisconsin Impact

Children served: more than 167,600
Books prescribed: more than 241,000
Participating medical providers: 1,800
Participating clinics: 258


Providing Diverse and Inclusive Books at Reach Out and Read Clinics

This year, Reach Out and Read Wisconsin is placing a renewed focus on the importance of representation, diversity, and inclusion in the books clinics order for their well-child visits. To accomplish this goal, we are working on many levels: Serving on the Reach Out and Read National Center book committee to voice our desire to …

Reach Out and Read + COVID-19: Dr. Leyla Hamizadeh Explains Virtual Well-Child Visits

The image of a well-child visit with your child’s provider is simple: you go to the clinic, the provider provides anticipatory guidance and advice, checks your child’s developmental progress and whether they need any immunizations, and you take care of any additional follow-up as needed. But because of COVID-19, these visits have looked much different. …


Reach Out and Read Wisconsin is the state affiliate of the national Reach Out and Read organization that gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.


Pictured above: The Reach Out and Read Wisconsin team