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Docs For Tots Releases Prescription For Growing Up Healthy

December 17, 2013 Docs for Tots releases:   “Quality Early Learning Settings Can Transform Our Nation’s Health: A Prescription For  Growing Up Healthy”. The brief, makes clear that investments in high-quality early childhood programs are good medicine for our nation’s …
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Docs For Tots Partners to Launch Nassau Thrives

October 29, 2013, Child Care Council of Nassau Receives Superstorm Sandy Social Services Block Grant in Collaboration with Docs for Tots and Adelphi University Institute for Parenting from Governor Cuomo.  The project called NASSAU THRIVES- Building Resiliency in Young Children …
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Building Bridges New York

Building Bridges New York is part of an important national initiative seeking to create sustainable relationships between the medical home and broader early childhood systems and cultivate leadership in early brain and child development. Vision: to sustainably support Early Brain …
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New York Child Care Health Consultant Network

Docs for Tots is working to bring together child care health consultants in a learning community to share resources and ideas and to advocate for the important opportunities to expand the workforce and promote health in early care and education …
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Medical Educators

Current medical students and residents are training in an unprecedented time of change and opportunity. Knowledge on early brain and child development and the profound influence of early childhood on lifelong health will – and must – alter the practice …
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Doc in Action

Docs For Tots releases Investing in Early  and Education is a Powerful Public Health Initiative for New York’s Children. This is an exciting brief that highlights the health benefits and opportunities of early care and education. This brief reveals a new approach …
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Help Me Grow – Long Island — 2018 Highlights

Thanks to your support last year, Docs for Tots was able to bring together early childhood professionals from across Long Island to form Help . . .
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Help Me Grow – Long Island Breakfast Briefing a Success Despite Impending Snow

Docs for Tots co-hosted the first ever Breakfast Briefing for Help Me Grow – Long Island on Thursday, November 15th. The goal of the . . .
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Long Island Screenings of the movie Resilience The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

Each evening will feature a screening of the film Resilience followed by a panel discussion by experts from across Long Island who are working to address . . .
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Investing in quality early learning programs is the most efficient way to affect school and life success and to reduce social expenditures later.

James Heckman, economist, Nobel laureate