A new technology counts words babies hear. This program aims to get parents to talk.

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A consortium of public and private agencies helped to bring LENA Start to Wisconsin, hoping to increase school readiness and long-term outcomes for children. As the first group of parents graduated from the program, they shared that LENA Start helped them learn to increase conversation and interaction with their children. Encouraged by the positive results, local leaders in Marathon County, Wisconsin are looking to expand LENA Start to new locations and demographics.