Month: September 2016

Power of Two

To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents

September 23, 2016

In the Sunday Review for the New York Times, Paul Tough writes: This is why interventions such as home visits with parents can be so effective. When parents get the support they need to create a warm, stable, nurturing environment at…

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The power of parenting: Why listening to young children matters

September 23, 2016

Kathleen Lucadamo writes about Power of Two for the Hechinger Report: At age 2, Maya turns to her mother, Taneice Dawkins, to show off her every move. She pounds a spoon on a table, prompting her mother to exclaim, “Oh, it’s…

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Cradle and All

September 23, 2016

Kendra Hurley mentions Power of Two in this article for The New School Center for New York City Affairs: Fortunately, a growing body of research suggests that a caregiver who is generally warm, nurturing and responsive to a baby’s cues can help to…

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A Proven Parenting Program for NYC

September 23, 2016

The New School’s Center for New York City Affairs writes about Power of Two, saying: Studies have found that the model has a strong completion rate with caregivers, and that young children who received ABC experienced less stress and were more…

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The Two Year Window

September 9, 2016

The new science of babies and brains – and how it could revolutionize the fight against poverty.   by Jonathan CohnNew Republic

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The Poverty Clinic

September 9, 2016

Can a stressful childhood make you a sick adult?  by Paul ToughThe New Yorker

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Family Instability Hits Boys Harder than Girls and Has Double Poverty’s Influence on Childhood Aggression

September 9, 2016

Family Instability Hits Boys Harder than Girls and Has Double Poverty’s Influence on Childhood Aggression Schools should focus on sensitive treatment for the dominant legacies of family instability – disruptive behaviour and anxiety. by Sara McLanahanChild and Family Blog

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Three Core Concepts in Early Development

September 9, 2016

This three-part video series depicts how advances in neuroscience, molecular biology, and genomics now give us a much better understanding of how early experiences are built into our bodies and brains, for better or for worse. by Center on the…

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Early Brain and Child Development

September 9, 2016

The Early Brain and Child Development (EBCD) initiative aims to change how pediatricians and their communities view the early childhood development period, and how they care for and invest in young children.  American Academy of Pediatrics

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What Poverty Does to the Young Brain

September 9, 2016

For a growing child, deprivation and stress can become a kind of neurotoxin.  by Madeline OstranderThe New Yorker

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