Home-Start early speech and language study: Phase 1 evaluation report
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Law, J., Charlton, J. & Rush, R. (2018) Home-Start early speech and language study: Phase 1 evaluation report. Leicester: Home-Start UK.
This report summarises the preliminary findings of an intervention feasibility study carried out by Home-Start UK involving families from four local Home-Starts in England. The aim of the study was to use the LENA technology, the so called “word pedometer”, language measures and measures of the home environment over a twelve-week period to understand the impact of weekly home visits by a trained Home-Start volunteer on children’s home environment, children’s language ability and parent-child verbal interactions.This is the final published version of a report that has been published in its final definitive form by Home-Start, 2018. For re-use rights please refer to the publisher's terms and conditions.