Inside Early Talk
In this report, we're excited to share never-before-seen early talk data — data we've collected on over 10,000 children annually impacted by our programs. Download PDF.
Read a summary of the significant early language research studies of the last 10 years. Download PDF.
Right from Birth
Dr. Steve Warren's white paper reviews the key evidence-based strategies at the core of LENA Start: creating joint attention and recasting child vocalizations. Download PDF.
LENA Research Publications Bibliography
View publications and articles that have referenced LENA or LENA technology. Download PDF.
See a full list of LENA's recorded and upcoming webinars featuring expert interviews, the latest brain and early language research, and deep dives into program implementation topics. See a complete list of webinars.
Guide to Building and Maintaining Community Partnerships
Building and maintaining a network of community partnerships is not easy. We wrote this guide to help you lay the groundwork for forming partnerships that work. Download PDF.
LENA Funding Guide
Seeking and securing funding sources for your LENA program can be challenging, but our Funding Guide is designed to help you every step of the way. Download PDF.
Your Child’s Brain Needs Talk!
This graphic makes it as simple as can be. It distills the research into an approachable format that families can incorporate into their daily routines. Download PDF.
Family Recruitment Guide (Includes strategies for virtual)
Access practical strategies for recruiting families to both in-person and virtual community programs. Updated with fresh guidance for 2021! Download PDF.
The 14 Talking Tips
Download LENA’s 14 Talking Tips, research-based techniques for increasing early talk with young children. Download PDF.
LENA Grow Demo
See how LENA Grow does practice-based professional development. Learn more.
LENA Start Curriculum sample
Explore an interactive curriculum sample from LENA Start. Explore Sample.
Infographic: Why Early Talk Matters
Learn about and share this infographic about the achievement gap and the importance of early talk. Download PDF.
Infographic: Conversational Turns Research
Share this infographic explaining recent research on the link between conversational turns and children's brain structure, brain function, social-emotional development, and long-term outcomes. Download PDF.
LENA Grow Alignment with CLASS
Read about LENA Grow and how it complements Teachstone’s focus on improving teacher-child interactions by aligning with CLASS Domains/Dimensions. Download PDF.
How LENA Programs Map to Head Start’s Early Learning Outcomes
Read about how LENA programs map to Head Start’s Early Learning Outcomes. Download PDF.
How LENA Programs Align with the Head Start PFCE Framework
Find out how LENA programs support your parent and family engagement efforts. Download PDF.
How LENA Programs Align with the Head Start Performance Standards
See how LENA’s Programs and Assessments satisfy Head Start Performance Standards. Download PDF.