- UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
- GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Coaching Parents on Toddler Talk to Address Low-Income Word Gap
published on 28 July 2014
By age four, toddlers in low-income families hear 30 million fewer words than those in high-income families. As a result, these children tend to have smaller vocabularies and fall behind in reading. Professor James Morgan contributes to a PBS report about Providence Talks, a program that gets low-income parents talking more to their toddlers.