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Thirty Million Words

Building a Child’s Brain

By Dana Suskind
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Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain by Dana Suskind

Thirty Million Words (2015) explains the importance of language in a child’s early development and long-term success. These blinks outline the optimal early language environment for a child and highlight the ways parents can help their children during these critical years.

  • New parents
  • Psychologists and educators
  • People who want to learn a new language.

Dana Suskind is a surgeon specializing in hearing loss and cochlear implantation. She is the founder of the Thirty Million Words initiative, a program focused on the critical importance of early language exposure on a developing child.


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