The early catastrophe: The 30 million word gap by age 3

Resource Type: Fact Sheets & Briefs
Author(s): Hart, Betty; Risley, Todd R.;
Date Issued: 1995
Publisher(s): American Federation of Teachers
Description: A summary of the results from a longitudinal study observing young children in their homes from 7-9 months to 3 years to determine which factors in early experience might account for the development of vocabulary skills.
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Journal Title: American Educator
Volume Number: 27
Issue Number: 1
Page Range: 4-9
Journal Notes: Retrieved January 6, 2006, from
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Topics: Children & Child Development > Child Characteristics > Socioeconomic Status

Children & Child Development > Child Development & School Readiness > Early Literacy

Parents & Families > Involvement In Child Care & Early Education > Parent-Child
Country: United States
ISSN: 0148-432X Paper
Peer Reviewed: no
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