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.

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 […]
March 2, 2018
Children Coping with Cancer

Children Coping with Cancer

We are delighted to announce the creation of a new bilingual English/Spanish Speaking Book® for Children in America having to Cope with Cancer. For the first time there will be […]
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 […]
February 6, 2018

Speaking Books to help Children Cope with Cancer

A New Speaking Book® on its way… “Speaking Books® to help Children Cope with Cancer” Children (and their parents) do not always know what they are facing when a child […]
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
r Bob Laughlin & Brian Julius

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…
October 29, 2017
World Polio Day

Speaking Books Newsletter October 2017

World Polio Day We Are This Close When Rotary launched its worldwide mission to eradicate Polio in 1988 there were some 350,000 cases, and 125 polio endemic countries. By 2014, […]
October 26, 2017
End Polio

Beaufort County Rotary fighting to rid the world of polio

Rotary International has put more than $2 Billion and countless volunteer hours into immunizing 2.5 billion children against polio