Video Interaction Project

Empowering parents and providing low-income children with an early foundation to succeed.

By 4th grade, nearly half of low-income children are reading below grade level – a public health and education crisis. There are vast gaps in development, school-readiness, and long-term educational achievement between children growing up in poverty and those in households with more resources.

The Video Interaction Project (VIP) is a unique and innovative approach to lessening disparities through guided parent-child interactions during pediatric visits that foster optimal cognitive, linguistic, and social development. VIP takes place within the Bellevue Project for Early Language, Literacy and Education Success (