Thursday, July 29, 2010

Child Development and Public Health - NCBDDD, CDC

Child Development and Public Health - NCBDDD, CDC: "Cost to society of less than optimal development are enormous and far-reaching. Children who grow up in environments where their developmental needs are not met are at an increased risk for compromised health and safety, and learning and developmental delays. Failure to invest time and resources during children’s early years may have long term effects on the foster care, health care, and education systems. Therefore, it is in the public's interest to ensure that children develop in safe, loving, and secure environments."

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