Ready for Reading

by United Through Reading

United Through Reading is proud to present Ready for Reading, dedicated to helping military families create reading routines that support family connection, help with navigating change, and build literacy skills for military children. In this podcast, you'll hear from members of military families as well as experts in the education and child development fields. Gain tips on why reading routines matter to military children, how... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E04 - Best books for military babies and toddlers with Dr. Dorinda Williams

    S02 E04 - Best books for military babies and toddlers with Dr. Dorinda Williams

    Dr. Dorinda Williams is an infant and early childhood mental health expert with Zero to Three, an organization dedicated to ensuring that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life.She’s also a military spouse and has spe...

    25:35
  • S02 E03 - What reading as a family looks like at different stages with Molly Haskin

    S02 E03 - What reading as a family looks like at different stages with Molly Haskin

    United Through Reading’s own Molly Haskin, a licensed, certified Speech Language Pathologist, joins Josie to discuss what reading looks like at every reading stage, from newborn all the way through the teen years.As an active duty...

    20:56
  • S02 E02 - Tools for Bonding as a Military Family with the DoD’s Patty Barron

    S02 E02 - Tools for Bonding as a Military Family with the DoD’s Patty Barron

    Patty Barron is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy and she joins us in Episode 2 to discuss the programs and resources her office provides to help support military families. She also...

    27:35
  • S02 E01 - Meet United Through Reading’s New CEO Tim Farrell

    S02 E01 - Meet United Through Reading’s New CEO Tim Farrell

    For over 30 years, United Through Reading has been helping connect service members and their families through reading aloud, no matter the distance. With our new CEO, Tim Farrell, on board, we are excited to look to the future for...

    21:47
  • Trailer

    S02 - Coming Soon: Season 2 of Ready for Reading

    S02 - Coming Soon: Season 2 of Ready for Reading

    United Through Reading is back with a new season of Ready for Reading. This podcast is a resource for military families to help strengthen bonds and grow stronger through the magic of reading.Ready for Reading is hosted by militar...

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