The Early Catastrophe

“By age three, children from privileged families have heard 30 million more words than children from poor families. By kindergarten the gap is even greater. The consequences are catastrophic.” – American Educator, Spring 2003

Click below to download a six-page PDF summary of the findings of one of the most profound and ground-breaking research projects in the history of early childhood development.

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The Early Catastrophe (PDF)
The 30 Million Word Gap by Age 3
By Drs. Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley

To help implement the findings of this research, we have created the Child Genius 101 series. We invite you to learn more about it.