Use of the LENA Tool to Evaluate the Effectiveness of a Parent Intervention Program This article describes a study investigating the language environment analysis (LENA) tool to measure the effectivenes of a parent intervention training program with children with language delays. In addition to the effects of parent training on the language development of participating children, the contributions of using LENA to measure growth ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2010
Use of the LENA Tool to Evaluate the Effectiveness of a Parent Intervention Program
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  • Lisa Wisman Weil
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Laura Middleton
    Columbus Speech & Hearing Center, Columbus, OH
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Article   |   October 01, 2010
Use of the LENA Tool to Evaluate the Effectiveness of a Parent Intervention Program
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2010, Vol. 17, 108-111. doi:10.1044/lle17.3.108
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2010, Vol. 17, 108-111. doi:10.1044/lle17.3.108

This article describes a study investigating the language environment analysis (LENA) tool to measure the effectivenes of a parent intervention training program with children with language delays. In addition to the effects of parent training on the language development of participating children, the contributions of using LENA to measure growth also is discussed.

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