Recent News

If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at Speaking Books, you’ve come to the right place. Be sure to check back regularly to get the latest news, blog, announcements & information on illiteracy, health education, and development.

November 8, 2018

Children Coping with Cancer Speaking Book sponsored by Pfizer with Rotary and WMA

“Children Coping with Cancer” BY SPEAKING BOOKS Amy Coyne Bredeson – Contributor Thanks to the support of the Rotary Club of Hilton Head, children fighting cancer around the U.S. are […]
November 3, 2018

Rotary Club sponsors children’s cancer support book

Thankfully, Cade Kriscunas has never had cancer. However, the 12-year-old Hilton Head Island boy did play the part of a young character fighting the disease… Read the full PDF
November 3, 2018

Children Coping with Cancer

Thanks to the support of the Rotary Club of Hilton Head, children fighting cancer around the U.S. are introduced to David, a fictional pediatric cancer patient who explains the disease […]
October 26, 2018

WORLD POLIO DAY October 24 2018

Rotary’s World Polio Day being celebrated and recognized on the Steps of the State House Columbia South Carolina: Joe Wilson, US Representative for South Carolina, Dr Anne Matthews Past Rotary […]
August 29, 2018
Multi-Media Educational Tool Created to Help Children Cope with Cancer

Multi-Media Educational Tool Created to Help Children Cope with Cancer (World Medical Journal)

The WMJ article “Multi-Media Educational Tool Created to Help Children Cope with Cancer”, just published is a phenomenal tribute to who those who participated in the creation of this ground […]
February 12, 2018

Unicef Ethiopia Research published in WMJ (World Medical Journal)

Rapid Qualitative Assessment of Maternal and Newborn Health Care (MNHC) Speaking Books® in Two Districts in the Amhara Region, Ethiopa Health extension workers (HEWs) and the Health Development Army (HDA) […]
February 6, 2018

Multi-media Educational Tool Increases Knowledge of Clinical Trials in Uganda

The World Medical Journal studied the effect of using Speaking Books. By Official Journal of the World Medical Association, INC (May 2014 Issue) The objective was to evaluate the improvement […]
January 8, 2018

Founders of Speaking Books featured in Hilton Head monthly Premier Magazine

WHEN IT COMES TO GIVING BACK, BRIAN JULIUS AND ZANE WILSON CAN’T SLOW DOWN. Brian Julius and Zane Wilson are good at many things. Relaxing is not one of them. […]
November 8, 2017
Afia: Breaking Taboos in Afghanistan

Afia: Breaking Taboos in Afghanistan

Afia’s story, sent to us by UNICEF Afghanistan is an excellent account describing the enormous challenges facing UNICEF Mobilisers and Rotary Volunteers in educating local and vulnerable populations against Polio […]
October 29, 2017
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Rotary & Polio presentation by Dr Bob Laughlin & Brian Julius

Rotarians Dr. Bob Laughlin and Brian Julius gave us a great presentation on Rotary & Polio from the beginning through what’s going on now…