Hanen Parent Program

What is The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children with Language Delays?

The Hanen Parent Program® – It Takes Two to Talk®, is a program designed to help parents gain a better understanding of how children develop language, and of the strategies they can use when they talk to their child to help them develop language.

Who is it for?

The Hanen Parent Program, It Takes Two to Talk®, is for the parents of children who have a language delay. It is appropriate for the parents of children whose development ranges from using no language, to those who are beginning to use two word combinations.

What does it involve?

The program takes place over 11 weeks and includes:

  • An orientation meeting
  • A pre-program consultation
  • Eight group training sessions
  • Three individual consultations with video feedback

Are there any costs?

The program is free of charge to all District residents with children under the age of 3 years who have a documented language delay.

For More Information

Please contact: Jeri Berman at 202 821 5168 or by jberman@macsdc.com.