Early Development Tips and Tools

Children-reading-1Podcast—Turning On or Tuning Out: The Influence of Media on Young Children’s Development – In this podcast, Dr. Ellen Wartella talks about recent research on the impact of media on young children and how parents can use this information to make good decisions around TV and other “screens”.

Your Child’s Development – This set of nine, age-based handouts include a “what to expect” chart for each age range, suggestions for supporting your baby or toddler’s healthy development, frequently asked questions, a research summary, and information about common parenting challenges for each age and stage.

Healthy Minds – This set of seven, age-based handouts link child and brain development and highlight the important ways in which babies and toddlers grow and learn in the first three years.  Continue reading