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The first few years of a child’s life provides an all-important foundation for future learning. For parents seeking to make the most of early childhood can now find help — as close as their phone. Several smartphone apps have emerged... Read More
When it comes to strengthening families and improving the health of women and young children, home visiting is a proven strategy. Programs are voluntary and serve families from diverse backgrounds and with a variety of needs.By... Read More
It was summertime, but one room at Yoncalla Elementary School was alive with the sounds of children — young children. They were in the Family Room, a space where parents and their children can gather, socialize, volunteer and learn.... Read More
Chart above: Research published in the the American Journal of Preventive Medicine (Vol 14, Issue 4 , May 1998) found “a strong graded relationship between the breadth of exposure to abuse or household dysfunction during childhood and... Read More
What happens in early childhood matters. Those of us who have dedicated our careers to early childhood issues know that the early years of life are crucial not only for individual health and physical development, but also for cognitive and... Read More