New research being presented at the 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting suggests the more time children under 2 years old spend playing with smartphones, tablets and other handheld screens, the more likely they are to begin talking later, full article here http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170504083141.htm
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32% of BC Children Enter Kindergarten with Some Form of Deficit in their Early Childhood Development...
Only 68% of BC children arrive at kindergarten meeting all of the healthy development benchmarks that they need to thrive both now and into the future… 32% of children are vulnerable to less than optimal physical, socio-emotional and cognitive development. (EDI, HELP UBC 2013)
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