Dr. Dipesh Navsaria Featured in Cap Times Story on Early Childhood Reading to Address Achievement Gap

Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD, was featured in a Cap Times article about the impact reading has on a child's brain development. Dr. Navsaria is the medical director for Reach Out and Read Wisconsin.

Research shows that significant development occurs in the brain during the first three years of a child's life, and being read to daily can build and stimulate a base for cognitive and emotional development.

There are about 100 clinics throughout Wisconsin participating in Reach Out and Read, and about 20 in Dane County.

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