ALC Kids Blog


Research shows that children's earliest experiences play a critical role in brain development

The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University research is below

  • Neural circuits, which create the foundation for learning, behavior and health are most flexible during the first three years of life. Over time, they become increasingly difficult to change.
  • Early social/emotional development and physical health provide the foundation upon which cognitive and language skills develop.
  • High quality early intervention services can change a child's developmental trajectory and improve outcomes for children, families, and communities.
  • Services to young children who have or are at risk for developmental delays have been shown to positively impact outcomes across developmental domains such as language & communication, cognitive development, and social / emotional development.
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