“The LENA unit will be the indispensable tool (Swiss Army knife) for the speech scientist or speech-language pathologist working with children/infants.”
- John H.L. Hansen, Ph.D., Department Chair and Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering,
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science; Distinguished Chair in Telecommunications Engineering; Professor, School of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Robust Speech Systems, Coordinator, IEEE Signal Processing Distinguished Lecturer (2005-06) University of Texas at Dallas
A first of its kind initiative designed to close the “Thirty-Million Word Gap” and ensure Providence children enter kindergarten ready to learn.