Thirty Million Words: Building a Child's Brain

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The registration period has closed for this event.

7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Registration open through 11/13/2018 10:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)

What nurtures the brain of our youngest to optimum intelligence, stability and future success in life? Answers will be provided by Dana Suskind MD a pediatric otolaryngologist who specializes in hearing loss and cochlea implantation as the director of Pediatric Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implant program at the University of Chicago.

In this important presentation Professor Suskind will reveals the recent science supporting her important work, and outline how parents can best put this science into practice. Participants will learn how to enhance their home language environment in order to optimize their child's brain development and, therefore, his/her ability to learn.


Dr. Suskind is the author of 'Thirty Million Words' and is director/founder of the Thirty Million Words Initiative, based research that demonstrates the critical importance of early language exposure on the developing child. Dr. Suskind's ultimate goal is to help all children reach their full potentials and to close the ever-widening achievement gap.

Continuing Education Credits
Professional Development Credit: Hours - 1.5


Free of charge.

Glen Ellyn Public Library

400 Duane St
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Click here for directions

About Us

The Cooperative Association for Special Education (CASE) is a joint agreement between Marquardt School District 15, Queen Bee School District 16, Glen Ellyn School District 41, Lombard Elementary School District 44, Glenbard Township High School District 87, Community Consolidated School District 89 and Community Consolidated School District 93 in DuPage County. CASE provides varied supports so that each member district can offer a complete range of services to students with special needs between the ages of 3 and 22 years.

Share This