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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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March Newsletter

Did you get a chance to see our recent Newsletter? Check out to see our March Newsletter! . . .
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Calling All Wyandanch Parents!

In collaboration with NYSCHECK we are looking for parent ambassadors (of young children ages 0-5) in the Wyandanch area to join our Photovoice project. . . .
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February Edition

Leap into Spring and check out some exciting articles! In case you missed it, here is our February Newsletter . . .
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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