This course will provide information on the connection between early experiences and early formation of language. Through this framework, the course will look at the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and serve-and-return interactions on the language gap that exists for many communities across the US.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the role of early exposure to violence, poverty, and minimal parenting interactions on language development.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the role of ACEs in language development.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2-3 ways to engage parents in scaffolding interactions as a way to promote positive experiences around language.
|5-10 Minutes||Understanding the Early Experience|
|10-15 Minutes||ACEs and Developmental Delays|
|15-25 Minutes||Neurological Impact of Early Experiences|
|25-35 Minutes||30 Million Word Gap|
|35-45 Minutes||Understanding the Role of Serve-and-Return in Building Reciprocal Language Experiences|
|45-55 Minutes||Engaging Parents in Language Development from their Own Experience|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
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