Talk With Me Baby has attracted a great deal of national attention since its launch in 2013.

The most powerful thing we could give poor kids is completely free, Washington Post, Emily Badger, Nov. 3, 2015

Language Nutrition and the Developing Brain, Rose Hendricks, Learning & the Brain, October 1, 2015

Why Boosting Poor Children’s Vocabulary is Important for Public Health, Emily Deruy, The Atlantic, September 7, 2015

Georgia’s Fight to End the Childhood Word Gap, Emily Deruy, National Journal, September 7, 2015

Obama Lauds “Talk With Me Baby” for Addressing Literacy Gap Facing Lower-Income Children, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, January 20, 2015

Talk With Me Baby! Increasing Early Learning Opportunities for Every Child in Georgia, by Maya Shankar, White House, December 12, 2014

How Baby Talk Gives Your Child the Best Start in Life, Aviva Rutkin, New Scientist, November 26, 2014

Poor Kids and the “Word Gap", Jessica Lahey, The Atlantic, October 16, 2014

Talk With Me Baby Program Gains White House Attention, Woodruff Health Sciences, October 16, 2014

Talk to Me Baby Program Focuses on Language Development, WSB-TV2, October 6, 2014

Talk With Me Baby, Mary Jo DiLonardo, Atlanta Magazine, August 19, 2014

Campaign Urges Parents and Nurses to “Talk With Me Baby,” Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Summer 2014

Empowering Our Children by Bridging the Word Gap, by Maya Shankar, White House, June 25, 2014

Language Nutrition for All, Arianne Weldon, Get Georgia Reading, March 31, 2014

Starved for Words? Program Uses Talking to Nourish Kids’ Brains, Judi Kanne, Georgia Health News, March 24, 2015

School of Nursing Collaboration Receives United Way Award, Woodruff Health Sciences, January 15, 2014

Talk of the Town: New Language Program Wins United Way Grant, Carrie Gann, Department of Public Health, December 20, 2013


Talk With Me Baby is made possible by a grant from the United Way of Atlanta and is a collaborative effort among organizations.