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AHD @Alliance_HDConnections between early childhood program & teenage outcomes: New study called the Chicago School Readiness Project found evidence that the program positively affected children's executive function and academic achievement during adolescence. https://t.co/UkUgBHPHby https://t.co/InTpb2NooJ6 days ago
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AHD @Alliance_HDGrowing up Barefoot or Shod? Regular physical activities without footwear may be beneficial for the development of jumping and balance skills, especially in the age of 6 to 10 years. https://t.co/ZDBUIwy7CK https://t.co/LNYjFvH3ZO1 week ago
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AHD @Alliance_HDCaffeine and Pregnancy: Limiting the consumption of caffeine during pregnancy is crucial to reduce the risk of health issues for the baby. High levels of caffeine in pregnant women can even cause a miscarriage. https://t.co/2wTfXTyodb https://t.co/qh9yJppZwR2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDNew research: Children w. critical parents pay less attention to emotional facial expressions. This might affect their relationships w. others and could be one reason why children exposed to high levels of criticism are at risk for depression and anxiety.https://t.co/FAMxAw0cg4 https://t.co/RN9h3VEuR82 weeks ago

AHD Executive Director is one of the co-authors of the new series on early childhood development by The Lancet, one of the world’s oldest and best known general medical journals.

Prof. Stephen Lye: “We have a growing understanding of the importance of early childhood development and the first 1000 days of life, beginning right from the fertilization of the egg, on brain development. By the age of three, 85 per cent of brain development will be complete.”

The series was launched at a conference on “Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale,” hosted by the UNICEF, the World Bank and the WHO on October 5, 2016 where Steve Lye delivered a presentation on the importance of ECD.