Webinars (5)

Providence Talks Replication: Celebrating and Looking Ahead

Recorded: Oct 13, 2022

In 2019, five U.S. cities were selected to receive a three-year grant to replicate the widely celebrated Providence Talks early literacy program. As the grant period draws to a close, we’re sharing their stories of what worked. 

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Integrating LENA Home into Early Head Start Programs

Recorded: May 6, 2020

Learn how Early Head Start programs can integrate LENA into their supports for families. LENA Home, which embraces a trauma-informed approach, helps home visitors individualize their coaching and meet families where they are.

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Blog Posts (24)

Articles (23)

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.