LENA Start™/ Smarter Happier Baby/ Huntsville Speaks Up
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Raise a Smarter, Happier Baby!
Free classes for parents of babies 0-30 months
- Spring sessions begin February, 2019
- Location: Academy for Science and Foreign Languague (ASFL)
- Follow us on twitter @SHB_HSV or on Facebook @SmarterHappier
- Contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at (256) 428-6886.
LENA Start sessions give you:
- Thirteen FREE 1-hour group sessions
- Technology to help you measure talk
- Childcare during sessions
- Sessions in Spanish or English
- All materials, including free books
- Family meals provided
- Guaranteed slot in HCS Pre-K upon completion (must live within the Huntsville City Schools zones upon age requirement)
Smarter Happier Baby™ helps parents of infants and toddlers (0-30 months) close the "talk gap" to build their babies' brains, improve their social and emotional wellbeing, and make them more prepared for school and for life. It does that through a short series of instructional meetings where parents learn to use the LENA System to monitor the home language environment, and how to use techniques to improve the quantity and quality of adult-child talk.