Recent News

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December 16, 2019

Speaking of polio

Article published by The Rotarian (January 2020) on our Speaking Book about Polio. Title of article “Speaking of polio”
October 4, 2019

Research into the Impact of Speaking Books® on Immunization October 2019

A Speaking Book® “Vaccines Save Children’s Lives (How Vaccines Protect Your Baby)” was developed for the Gambia by the MRC Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and […]
August 25, 2019

Recognizing the Unsung Heroes of Polio Eradication

We are so close to achieving our goal to END POLIO NOW. When Rotary first took on the global challenge of eradicating Polio there were 1000 cases a day. Now […]
June 24, 2019

Limited supplies are still available for Free distribution to at risk children

Our Speaking Book® continues to make a significant impact and help so many children diagnosed with cancer. This unique and totally free initiative, sponsored by Pfizer, endorsed by the World […]
April 8, 2019

Another Major 1st for Speaking Books®

Working closely with our client UNICEF Ethiopia, we have successfully developed a totally new 32 page Speaking Book® consisting of a Part A and Part B which extends the capability […]
March 8, 2019


Credit for launching a new approach to encouraging polio vaccinations in Pakistan can be traced half way around the world to the Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island, S.C The […]
November 26, 2018

Speaking Book helps kids understand cancer diagnosis WSAV TV

Children Coping with Cancer; A Speaking Book in English and Spanish sponsored by Pfizer with support from Rotary and endorsed by WMA – the World Medical Association. WSAV TV News
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 […]