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Department of Health and Human Services - Bridging the Word Gap Research Network

Deadline(s): 
July 7, 2014
Sponsor: 
Department of Health and Human Services
Funding Type: 
Grant Opportunities
Maximum Award: 
$300,000

Supports the creation of an interdisciplinary research network designed to reduce the 'word gap', the gap in exposure to language among children from low-income families, as compared to children from higher-income families. The research network will foster scientific collaboration, with a focus on research designed to develop and test interventions to improve early language exposure, vocabulary acquisition, and language development for children from lower socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds.

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