thirty million words initiative


Providing tools to build babies’ brains

Studer Community Institute is among agencies and organizations throughout Escambia County that offer services to assist young mothers and their children in their growth and development. Read full story


Radio spots encourage parents to use power to build language skills

The Studer Community Institute staff has crafted a series of radio spots that give parents and caregivers tips on how to boost the number of words young children hear, improving the language skills they will need to be ready for kindergarten. Read full story


Building readiness among infants now

The relationships with the important people in a baby’s life can literally shape and form the intricate structure of an infant’s brain. Read full story