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Lally J. Ronald, 2011
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A discussion of the influence of the caring environment on the intellectual and brain development of infants, and a presentation of child care and parental leave policy recommendations designed to optimize healthy infant brain development and to lay…
Thompson Ross A., December, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of what is known about early brain development and its implications for policy and practice
Gormley, Jr. William T., June, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of the impacts of Oklahoma's publicly-funded, universal prekindergarten program on the early reading, writing, and math skills of Hispanic students in Tulsa, Oklahoma
United States. Congress. House, 01 March, 2008
Other
Highlights from a summit convened by Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, to use experts' knowledge of early childhood development to inform child policy
United States. Congress. House, 01 March, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of highlights from a summit convened by Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, to use experts' knowledge of early childhood development to inform child policy
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, February 2008
Other
An overview of the foundations of early brain development, with policy implications for early childhood programs and services
Phillips Deborah A., 2008
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Congressional testimony on early brain development, early income-linked achievement disparities, and the impacts of child care and early education programs on child outcomes
Young Mary Eming, Mustard J. Fraser, 2008
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An argument for the increased investment in early childhood development (ECD) and the expansion of education and care services in Sub-Saharan Africa, based on the premise that healthy brain development helps children achieve their full potential
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, December, 2007
Other
An exploration of the role of quality environments and experiences in children?s brain development, and a discussion of the implications of the relationship on policy and programs
Blair Clancy, Knipe Hilary, Cummings Eric, Baker David P., Gamson David, Eslinger Paul J., Thorne Steven L., 2007
Other
A presentation of a conceptual framework for the exploration of children's development and school readiness using concepts in developmental neuroscience
Hack Maureen, Taylor H. Gerry, Drotar Dennis, Schluchter Mark, Cartar Lydia, Andreias Laura, Wilson-Costello Deanne, Klein Nancy, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An follow-up examination of the effects of developmental, neurosensory, and medical conditions and their associated functional limitations on the special health care needs of school-aged children born with a low birth weight, based on a sample of…
Bruner Charles, Floyd Sheri L., Copeman Abby, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A description of the essential processes involved in children's early brain development
Gallagher Kathleen Cranley, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the use of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) in early child care and education, informed by knowledge of brain development, to best foster neural, social, and emotional development and to minimize effects of stress hormones
Strategies for Children, 2004
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary on brain development and early learning on children under five years of age
Halliburton Amy, Watson Amy, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A fact sheet on the role of parents, early childhood professionals, and high quality early childhood education in child brain development