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Dina Lieser, MD, FAAP, Co-Director, Docs for Tots

Quality early childhood education settings have great potential to transform our nation’s health.

Liz Isakson, MD, FAAP, Co-Director, Docs for Tots

In large part, science has shown us how to best support the health and development of our youngest children – we need to start doing it.

George Askew, MD, Founder, Docs for Tots, Chief Medical Officer, Administration for Children and Families

The earliest and most profound influences on child health are found outside of the doctor’s office.

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

Babies make 700 new neural connections per second.

Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development

Striking disparities in what children know and can do are evident well before they enter kindergarten.

Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development

Early environments matter and nurturing relationships are essential.

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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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Docs for Tots 15th Anniversary Celebration

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Liz Moore and the Rauch Foundation Write Brief About Docs for Tots’ Work.

We wanted to share with all of you a brief that was written by Liz Moore for the Rauch Foundation. “Minding the Gaps. How . . .
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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