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)
Success By 6, South Vancouver Island 2018/2019 Grant Applications are now available! Applications are due June 16th, 2018 at 4pm. Please email http://email@example.com for an application and criteria for funding information sheet.
- Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve (AHSOR) Program Expansion FAQ sheetCommunities seeking to initiate or expand their AHSOR programs are encouraged to attend a one hour information webinar on April 25, 2018 at 10:00 am PDT. A recording of the webinar will be posted on www.fnha.ca the day after the event.
- BC Healthy Communities: Social Connected Grant How can local governments support social connectedness in communities?Sign up for our free Social Connectedness Webinar, happening on Wednesday, March 23, 2018 from 10:00-11:30 am PST.Listen to the recording of the 2015 PlanH Social Connectedness webinar and find a list of related resources here.
- Vancouver Foundation: Field of Interest GrantsSince 2015, the Field of Interest Grants have focused on funding projects described as social innovations. This spring, Vancouver Foundation is making some changes to clarify the purpose of the funding, and to improve the application process. Amount: up to $300,000 over three years Next deadline: July, 2018 More Information: http://www.vancouverfoundation.ca/grants/field-interest-grants
- Victoria Foundation: Applications for 2018/2019 Community Grants will open May 28 and close July 31.If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact us at 250-381-5532 or via email. http://victoriafoundation.bc.ca/grants-funding/grants/how-to-apply/Also check out this "Other Funding: resource page from Victoria Foundation http://victoriafoundation.bc.ca/grants-funding/other-funding-sources/
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