Skip to comments.Your Baby Can Read Company Going out of Business
Posted on 07/16/2012 11:35:40 AM PDT by reaganaut1Edited on 07/16/2012 11:40:25 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
The company that persuaded hundreds of thousands of parents to buy Your Baby Can Read products is going out of business, citing the high cost of fighting complaints alleging its ads were false.
Your Baby Can LLC announced the decision on its website.
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If it keeps one baby from learning to read, it’s worth it.
For those who find Hooked on Phonics just too hard.
My grandson learned to read by the time he was 15 months old, using Your Baby Can Read. When he was two, he could read every word in his vocabulary and some that were not even in his vocabulary, like “Chimpanzee”.
I took him to a little zoo when he was 15 months old and pointed to the pig barn, which was labeled, “Pigs” and he told me what it said. I also tested him with flash cards and he was actually able to read them.
Do they have a program to teach my dog to read?
A much simpler business model would be “Yo Chile Ignerint”.
Easily designed curriculum, minimal study time.. send money
and we can assure that at a minimum... Yo Chile Ignerint.
I missed my calling in marketing, tell you what.
I used similar techniques (in an earlier decade) to teach my child to recognize colors at age 4 months and to read independently by age 3. While the other parent and all four grandparents scoffed, he skipped a grade and remained a top-notch student all the way through the doctorate, in spite of several family tragedies and upheavals that statistically are found more often in kids who fail.
If you can read, you can learn or solve many other fields and problems. If you can’t read, everything is a struggle.
It is probable that the complainants expected to open a package, sneer at the instructions and have magic happen with no effort. Losers. To try to get paid off for it is evil.
Gov’t agencies love to protect us from such evil entrepreneurs, while potential terrorists walk across our borders daily.
Hooked on Phonics doesn’t work on babies. Your baby can read does.
The problem that a lot of people have with the Your baby can read program is that they allow the child to watch other tv. My daughter never turned the tv on during the day for her son.
Now that's something that would interest me. LOL.
Actually, it’s more likely that your child was an outlier. The majority of kids cannot read at such an early age no matter how much chest thumping you do. It’s not the parents’ fault as so many would love to believe here. It’s not for lack of trying, it’s just a fact.
These ads were clearly false.
My aunt learned to read at 4 while looking at the book as my grandfather read her stories. They later found she had a genius-level IQ. She used to read calculus books for enjoyment!
I’m waiting for “Your Baby Can Do Analytical Calculus.”
“Your Baby Can LLC”
hmmm... your baby can form business entities?
Agreed! If you don’t do another thing for your child’s education, you give them a great gift by instilling the ability and love for reading and open up a whole world of possibilities within their reach.
You should definitely punish your children severely, if they don’t read by age 2. That’s good parenting.
Your baby can do seal training. Either the SEAL type of silent infiltration and killing or seal tricks of balancing a ball on his nose and catching a fish in mid-air would be cool.
I certainly attribute the YBCR program in large part to our 4 year old granddaughter’s ability to read so well.
I’ve never used it for my kids or granddaughter. I’m a believer that children should learn to read the old-fashioned, phonetic way.
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