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Small doses of education can make a big difference for parents with sick children

Oct 20, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
A program trains low-income parents to use basic tools such as reference books and digital thermometers to avoid unnecessary visits to ERs. A Los Angeles-area school district is offering the training, which had previously been confined to Head Start.

Spanish-speaking parents filled the cafeteria at Moffett Elementary School in Lennox earlier this month to watch Lorena Marin, a parent coordinator and literacy coach, demonstrate how to use a digital thermometer and liquid-medicine dispenser.

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