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Let's Read, developed by the Centre for Community Child Health in partnership with The Smith Family, is designed to promote literacy to children 0-5 years of age. This initiative is intended to support and empower parents/carers to read with their child. This program also includes training community-based professionals and encouraging and supporting communities to undertake and promote activities to develop a literate community.
There are two components of the Let's Read initiative:
The Let's Read study followed on from a successful feasibility study in 2004 and took place in five local government areas across Melbourne; Darebin, Frankston, Hobson's Bay, Dandenong and Moreland.
The Smith Family
ARC linkage grant
The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.