BU Medical Students 1

RORRI Lunch and Learn

February 8, 2024

Wednesday, February 7th we had the pleasure to present a lunch and learn to the medical students at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University. The relationship was formed last summer when a second-year medical student visited our office and interviewed our Education Coordinator, Karen Kemp, for a project as part of his […]

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Racheal Briggs

RORRI Welcomes New Staff Member!

December 9, 2023

Welcome Rachel Briggs, our new Community Engagement Specialist! Rachel is a dedicated educator, committed to shaping young minds and fostering a love for learning. She serves as a passionate Parent Leader, tirelessly working to ensure that children’s rights and well-being are protected. Rachel is unwavering in her commitment to empowering children throughout their lifespan and […]

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RORRI Welcomes New Board Member!

December 7, 2023

Keyondra is a dedicated registered medical assistant with a passion for pediatrics. Her decade-long commitment to working with children, coupled with her pursuit of becoming a registered nurse, reflects her unwavering dedication to making a positive impact in the lives of young ones. Currently working at Atlantic Pediatrics in Cranston, Keyondra’s experience extends beyond the […]

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RI Library

What is one of the best gifts you can give a child this season? The priceless experience of reading, bonding, and connecting.

December 4, 2023

Reading to a child is a gift that can fit any budget.  Connecting with a child through reading does not have to cost anything. Local libraries provide a treasure trove of books year-round. Any person who lives in Rhode Island is eligible for a library card for use at all statewide public libraries.  Here is […]

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Toddlers and Self Control3

What is one of the best gifts you can give a child this season? Help manage their big emotions through reading .

December 4, 2023

A shared reading routine can help children regulate their bodies and emotions.  If you have ever attended a celebration with a young child, you know that fun and excitement can quickly turn into tears or a tantrum. Young children are learning to handle big feelings and emotions and language to express what is going on […]

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lots of books

What is one of the best gifts you can give a child this season? Build their cultural awareness through books.

December 4, 2023

Books can help children understand and respect cultural celebrations and traditions different from their own.   Children must understand their cultural traditions before they can understand others. Many families use stories, music, and rituals to help children understand their culture. Young children are constantly observing and trying to make sense of the world around them. At […]

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