Webinars (3)

Integrating LENA Home into Early Head Start Programs

Recorded: May 6, 2020

Learn how two different Early Head Start programs integrated LENA into their supports for families in this webinar. Through LENA Home, which embraces a trauma-informed approach, home visitors are able to use data to individualize their coaching and meet families where they are.

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Providence Talks Replication: Early Childhood Innovation at the Municipal Level

Recorded: Nov 5, 2019

This webinar will take a deep dive into how Bloomberg Philanthropies has thought about the work involved with the Providence Talks replication and the unique role of city leadership in spearheading change. Join us for an engaging panel discussion that brings in the multiple stakeholder perspectives that make large-scale innovation possible at the city level.

Introduction to LENA Home

Recorded: Mar 15, 2019

Learn about LENA Home, an add-on to existing home visiting programs that combines a flexible, research-based curriculum with evidence-based feedback from LENA technology. Find out how LENA is helping parents and home visitors collaborate to improve children’s language environments.

Blog Posts (24)

Articles (22)

A smarter way to start

Jeanna Baxter WhiteSep 19, 2019

Smart Start of Davie County offers residents and early childhood educators free programs, including LENA Home, as it seeks to ensure quality childcare, education, health, and family support programs for all Davie children birth to 5

Foundation Awards $765,125 in Grants

Haley DennyMay 14, 2019

The Mary Black Foundation awarded $56,700 to Spartanburg County Public Libraries to purchase LENA technology and implement LENA Start and LENA Home.

Talking with babies helps them bridge word gap

Lauran NeergaardFeb 17, 2017

As talk is found to be increasingly important to the development of childhood linguistic and cognitive development, more communities are using programs like LENA to improve communication behaviors in families.