By Suzanne Duryea Lee en español. Every year on December 3 we celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, raising awareness in the hopes of breaking down barriers and prejudices that prevent social inclusion. Among people with disabilities, children are especially vulnerable as undetected disabilities in early years and delays in rehabilitative … [Read more...] about Why Early Identification of Disabilities in Children Matters
By Susan Walker Lee en español Integrating early childhood development programs with health services can be an important way of reaching larger numbers of the millions of children and families in need. Understanding how to make this work so that programs are effective and feasible is essential, yet there is little information to guide the process of integration so that … [Read more...] about What Happens When You Link a Parenting Program to Routine Child Health Checkups?
By Marta Dormal Lee en español. I am often told by my colleagues and friends that I am too harsh on myself and that I should have more self-compassion. I used to be quite unfamiliar with this concept. Self-compassion? Isn’t this a term people use to find excuses for themselves and be self-indulgent? … [Read more...] about Put on Your Oxygen Mask First: How Self-compassion Improves Child Development
Copyright © 2018. Inter-American Development Bank. If you wish to republish this article, please request authorization at firstname.lastname@example.org. By Akito Kamei Lee este artículo en español. Estimates indicate that around 218 million children between 5 and 17 years of age perform some type of work. Of those, 10.7 million, or 1 in 19 children, live in Latin America … [Read more...] about Where do Children Working in Hazardous Environments Come From?
Copyright © 2018. Inter-American Development Bank. If you wish to republish this article, please request authorization at email@example.com. By Aaron Merchen Read in Spanish. For many, January signifies an opportunity to reassess priorities, dream big, and create goals to better themselves and the world around them. New year’s resolutions require focus, … [Read more...] about A Beginner’s Guide to Advocating for the Children