The Early Catastrophe: The 30 Million Word Gap by Age 3

Check out this amazing project based on the Hart & Risely research on early communication development!

30 million words

http://thirtymillionwords.org/

Here’s a link to the summary of this important early intervention research:

https://www.aft.org/sites/default/files/periodicals/TheEarlyCatastrophe.pdf

The key to helping to bridge this gap is to help parents learn how to provide Multiple Animated eXchanges. I talk to families about communicating to the MAeX! I you have ideas to share with families and early intervention professionals that use daily activities to provide Multiple Animated eXchanges, please tweet your idea the #communicatetotheMAX as your hashtag.

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