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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Investing in Early Childhood Development is Good Fiscal Policy...
Economists have calculated that for every dollar invested in promoting early childhood supports and services including child care, at least two dollars are saved in later social costs. If that dollar is invested in children who are at risk, we can witness a future financial savings of up to $7 for every dollar invested.
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