When Jeison Aristizábal was born, he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. The doctors told his parents that there was little hope for him and that at best he would become a shoe shiner. Today, more than 33 years later Jeison leads a foundation that helps children with disabilities. He is a clear example of how stimulation and support in early childhood can help the brain develop … [Lee más...] about ALAS-IDB Award Winners Announced at the IDB Headquarters
12 transformative initiatives for early childhood
The ALAS-IDB awards represent the emblematic commitment of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the ALAS Foundation to promote the development of early childhood in Latin America and the Caribbean. … [Lee más...] about 12 transformative initiatives for early childhood
How long do cognitive skills last?
Skills are extremely malleable. Just as training can improve skills, its absence can diminish them. In other words, people forget and hence the old proverb: "organ that is not used atrophies." … [Lee más...] about How long do cognitive skills last?