In this day-long training, you will develop and understanding of how communication and language skills develop in the first 5 years, the brain’s role in the development of these skills, and how to support that development. You will also explore how young children develop cognitive and executive functions in relation to the developing brain.
This series developed Zero to Three looks at the neuroscience of the developing brain. The developing and growing brain is one of the most important topics in early childhood development, as experiences in the first years of life actually shape the architecture and functioning of the brain. It’s the basic day-to-day experiences, be they nurturing or not, that set a child on his course of brain development for life. Clearly, this is an essential topic!