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Programs Supporting Early Literacy: At-a-Glance

This handout provides an at-a-glance look at the programs profiled in Connecting Through Talk. Each of these programs promotes thoughtful, responsive adult–child interactions and expands young children's access to books. Read More

Baby babbles

This excerpt from Talk to Me, Baby!: How You Can Support Young Children’s Language Development, Second Edition gives tips and insights on how to encourage babies’ language development. Read More

Am I helping my child learn to communicate?

This activity will help parents to identify specific items they can try to help their child learn to communicate effectively. Research has shown that the most critical variable in increasing speech capacity, regardless of the child's speech capability, is conversation with parents. Read More