Topics

Reach Out and Read Arabic to Promote Arabic Literacy in Toddlers

2019-02-25 00:28:32 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The goal of this study is to encourage parents to read Arabic books to their children in order for this to become a daily habit; by extension children will grow up loving to read Arabic books and ultimately improve their Arabic literacy.

The investigators' hypothesis is that the "Reach Out and Read Arabic" intervention can be implemented in a middle income country setting where recruited participants will complete the study; and that the intervention will lead to higher proportion of parents reading Arabic books to their children compared to the control group.

Description

Early reading for toddlers has been linked to a better grasp of the fundamentals of language as they approach school age, as reading exposes the child to rich language and diverse content. Reach Out and Read program (ROR) is an American non-profit organization that advocates for childhood literacy.

In this study the investigators aim to implement an adapted version of the "Reach Out and Read" program and to encourage parents to read Arabic books to their children in order for this to become a daily habit. The goal of this study is to see an increase in the proportion of parents who read Arabic books to their children and by extension children will grow up loving to read Arabic books and ultimately may have improved Arabic literacy.

Study Design

Conditions

Child Development

Intervention

Reach out and Read

Location

American University of Beirut
Beirut
Lebanon
1107 2020

Status

Recruiting

Source

American University of Beirut Medical Center

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-02-25T00:28:32-0500

Clinical Trials [851 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Reach Home and Read

This will be a time series prospective cohort and comparison group design to evaluate the effect on home literacy environments of the Reach Home and Read intervention as compared to standa...

Helping All Children be Safe Outdoors With Sun Protection

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of a sun protection education program for children of all ethnic and racial backgrounds. Practicing sun protection in childhood can r...

Testing Means to Scale Early Childhood Development Interventions in Rural Kenya

This study aims to experimentally test the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of competing models of delivery of an Early Childhood Development (ECD) intervention in rural Kenya to deter...

Newborn Nursery Reach Out and Read

The purpose of this research study is to learn new things about how parents and others who care for babies think about sharing books with their baby and how they might respond to guidance ...

Teacher Child Interaction Training (TCIT): Randomized Control Trial

This study is being conducted to evaluate the effects of TCIT on child development, child behavior, and teacher use of skills in the classroom.

PubMed Articles [12007 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Setting priorities in child health research in India for 2016-2025: a CHNRI exercise undertaken by the Indian Council for Medical Research and INCLEN Trust.

Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDGs) mobilised countries to reduce child mortality by two thirds the 1990 rate in 2015. While India did not reach MDG 4, it considerably reduced child mortality in the ...

Early Life Child Micronutrient Status, Maternal Reasoning, and a Nurturing Household Environment have Persistent Influences on Child Cognitive Development at Age 5 years: Results from MAL-ED.

Child cognitive development is influenced by early-life insults and protective factors. To what extent these factors have a long-term legacy on child development and hence fulfillment of cognitive pot...

Child Marriages, Child Protection and Sustainable Development in Kenya: Is Legislation Sufficient?

Globally, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18, with Kenya having one of the highest child marriages prevalence in the world, estimated at 25-30%. Child marriages in Kenya are rampant in ...

Introduction to special issue on global child development studies.

The determination to provide children with the best possible conditions to thrive transcends cultures and borders. Historically, most child development research has taken place in high-income countrie...

Promoting Child Growth and Development in the Sustainable Development Goals Era: Is It Time for New Thinking?

Growth monitoring and promotion (GMP) programs have been implemented worldwide for decades. Consistent evidence of their effectiveness is lacking and complicated by design and operational differences....

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A child whose needs, abilities, or other characteristics vary so much from the average in mental, physical, or social areas that a greater than usual level of services is needed to facilitate the child's maximum potential development.

The language and sounds expressed by a child at a particular maturational stage in development.

Severe distortions in the development of many basic psychological functions that are not normal for any stage in development. These distortions are manifested in sustained social impairment, speech abnormalities, and peculiar motor movements.

Performing the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.

Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It was initially established to investigate the broad aspects of human development as a means of understanding developmental disabilities, including mental retardation, and the events that occur during pregnancy. It now conducts and supports research on all stages of human development. It was established in 1962.

More From BioPortfolio on "Reach Out and Read Arabic to Promote Arabic Literacy in Toddlers"

Quick Search

Relevant Topic

Pediatrics
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...


Searches Linking to this Trial