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Guidebook helps Roma parents to get kids reading

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
19.12.2005 6.00
Press release -

The MSAH has published a guide for Roma parents encouraging them to develop their children’s reading skills.

The booklet describes how young children’s reading interest and ability can be stimulated. It also affirms the use of Roma language at an early age as a way of strengthening its traditions.

The publication of the guidebook is part of efforts to improve the availability of early learning materials for members of the Roma population.

The guide is available free from child welfare clinics.

Further information: Ms Anne-Mari Mäki, General Secretary tel. +358 9 160 74308

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