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Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development

Studies have shown that intervention prior to kindergarten has huge academic, social, and economic benefits, including savings to society of $30,000 to $100,000 per child.

Marian Earls, MD, FAAP

Identifying developmental problems and disabilities, including autism, in children as early as possible and providing effective interventions is a public health imperative.

The Commonwealth Fund

Less than 20 percent of U.S. children under age 6 receive a parent-completed developmental screening as recommended in national guidelines.

American Academy of Pediatrics

Early identification of developmental disorders is critical to the well-being of children and their families.

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Board Certified Physicians Participating in the Docs for Tots’ “Well Moms, Well Tots” Program to Receive Credit for Quality and Practice Improvement Activities

NEW YORK– August 7, 2017 – The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has announced that Docs for Tots has joined ABMS’ Multi-Specialty Portfolio . . .
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PR Intern Ashley Farrell on Well Moms, Well Tots: Maternal Depression

In almost every health-related course I have took in school, the curriculum covers the same information: drugs and alcohol, mental health, chronic and communicable . . .
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Meet The Staff!

Ashley Farrell, PR Intern Ashley Farrell has been a PR Intern for Docs for Tots since November 2016. She received her Bachelor’s of Science . . .
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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