Dad and two boys reading a book

TALK from the START

Did you know that talking to and with your child from birth helps build their vocabulary at an early age and makes it easier for them to learn how to read?

Talk from the Start

TALK from the START is a statewide campaign with a goal to raise awareness and boost the early language development of our youngest Mississippians.

The Barksdale Reading Institute

A partnership of the Mississippi Children’s Museum and The Barksdale Reading Institute.

To learn more about this campaign, visit the TALK from the START website.