Early Childhood Development: The Building Blocks of Health and Well-being
November 16, 2007
From birth to age five, a child’s brain develops at a rapid pace. As the brain’s foundation is laid, the presence or absence of critical developmental building blocks can profoundly influence a child’s cognitive, emotional, and social potential. Brain and body development are inextricably intertwined; any assessment of a child’s health must consider that a strong foundation in early childhood can foster achievement and success throughout the lifespan.
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