Laurie Black

Scott Willis / WAER News

A campaign in Onondaga County aimed at giving parents in the tools they need to promote early brain and language development in their babies is starting to see success after its launch two years ago.  More than 1,000 tote bags filled with information and books and even a couple of toys have been dropped off by trained home visitors at households already receiving other services through the county and its partners. 


Scott Willis / WAER News

About 1,000 Onondaga County Families are getting access to more resources to help children with language and reading through in-home visits.  The national “Talking is Teaching: Talk Read Sing” campaign designed to encourage parents to engage in language-rich activities with their children at an early age.