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Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

Executive function skills are crucial building blocks for the early development of both cognitive and social capacities.

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

Healthy development depends on the quality and reliability of a young child’s relationships with the important people in his or her life, both within and outside the family.

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

Sound mental health provides an essential foundation of stability that supports all other aspects of human development.

American Academy of Pediatrics, Toxic Stress Statement

The consequences of significant adversity early in life prompt an urgent call for innovative strategies to reduce toxic stress  

American Academy of Pediatrics, Toxic Stress Statement

The lifelong costs of childhood toxic stress are enormous, as manifested in adverse impacts on learning, behavior, and health.

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ASAPP- Advancing Support for Assistant Providers Pilot

We are excited to share that we have been awarded a two-year Quality in NYC FamilyChildcare Programs grant from the Robin Hood Foundation. On June . . .
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May 2024 Newsletter

Check it out: ASD Guidelines, UBI Research, and Bilingual Babies! Don’t miss out on our May Newsletter . . .
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We’re Hiring- ASAPP Program Coordinator

Docs for Tots is seeking a dedicated Program Coordinator to join our team. Please review the detailed job description below for comprehensive information about . . .
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What happens during the first months and years of life sets either a sturdy or a fragile stage for what follows.

Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development