FTC urged to halt Your Baby Can Read ads

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    Stacie Lposted 5 years ago

    BY DAVID CRARY (AP National Writer)
    Originally Published: Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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    NEW YORK (AP) — An advocacy group is asking the Federal Trade Commission to halt ads for a widely promoted product line called Your Baby Can Read, saying the claims of teaching infants to read are false and deceptive.

    The complaint was filed Tuesday by the Boston-based Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, which has led a series of campaigns against what critics call the "genius baby" industry.

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    I have always felt that ,even if the program worked, it's too early and too much pressure to put on a baby to read. the eyes haven't fully developed as well..