NEW: Resources for Shared Reading
Get the conversation started during shared reading time! These resources help support meaningful conversations with infant, toddler, or preschool children using any book, and are available in English and Spanish. Download PDF.
The 14 Talking Tips
14 Talking Tips are research-based techniques for increasing early talk with young children. They are now available in 12 languages! Download now.
Your Child’s Brain Needs Talk!
This graphic distills the research on building early talk habits into simple steps that families can incorporate into their daily routines. Available in Spanish and English. Download PDF.
For Community Awareness
Webinar: Do COVID babies “talk” less? Research findings and potential implications
Babies born during the COVID-19 pandemic are vocalizing less and experiencing less interactive talk with adults than their pre-pandemic peers, suggesting they may be at greater risk of experiencing language delays. Stream the webinar.
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.
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 Funding Guide
Use the provided template language, impact statements, measurement statements, and more to support including LENA programs in your funding application. Download now.
For Program Planning And Implementation
Guide to Building and Maintaining Community Partnerships
This guide will introduce a framework to help your organization form community partnerships that support your programs and boost your impact. Download now.
LENA Grow Demo
Explore how LENA Grow does evidence-based professional development for early childhood educators. Learn more.
Family Recruitment Guide
Access practical strategies for recruiting families to participate in community programs. Updated with fresh guidance for virtual recruitment! Download PDF.
LENA Start Curriculum sample
Explore an interactive curriculum sample from LENA Start. Explore Sample.