Talk to Me uses LENA technology to assess a child's language environment and measure success.
Developed by Cherokee County First Steps, Talk to Me combines parent education with innovative technology to improve the home language environments of children from birth through age five.
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The program is designed for families with young children, especially for those with low levels of vocabulary and communication.
Families with babies and toddlers
Families with preschool-aged children
Talk to Me combines 13 interactive parent sessions with innovative LENA "talk pedometer" technology. Program options include weekly group sessions and in-home coaching.
In-home coaching with trained parent educators
Community-based workshops and classes
A focus on language and literacy development
This program is designed to improve children's language ability.