The Center for the Developing Child at Harvard University has issued a working paper that covers the changes needed to build a more inclusive and equal ground for the child care sector.
The paper explores how policymakers, leaders of human services systems, intervention developers, and practitioners can also reduce disparities in preventable diseases and premature deaths and lower the high costs of health care for chronic illnesses that have their origins in early childhood adversity.
- What 21st-Century Science Is Teaching Us
- How Early Adversity Affects Developing Biological Systems
- Common Illnesses in Adults Have Roots in Early Childhood Adversity
- Facts About Health That Are Often Misunderstood
- Future Directions for Policy and Practice
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Source Cited: National Scientific Council on the Developing Child (2020). Connecting the Brain to the Rest of the Body: Early Childhood Development and Lifelong Health Are Deeply Intertwined Working Paper No. 15. Retrieved from www.developingchild.harvard.edu.