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Why Early Learning Matters

In a fascinating presentation at the Education Nation Summit last fall, Dr. Patricia Kuhl and Dr. Andrew Meltzoff, co-directors of the University of Washington Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences explain how a child’s formative years impact their academic achievement all the way through college . The video is about 20 minutes long and is […]

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Support Group for Dads in Iowa City

Here’s an inspirational story about a social worker and new father, Frederick Newell, who decided to form a support group for dads in his home town, Iowa City. He says the aim is “basically getting fathers engaged who are not engaged in their kids lives as well as supporting fathers who are engaged.” The group […]

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Celebrating the For Our Babies Campaign Launch

Celebration of the For Our Babies campaign launch in San Francisco on February 29, 2012. Families, advocates, and supporters gather at first public event of the movement.

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Austrian mom calls parental leave policies in the U.S. “a complete joke” compared to Europe

Carmen Lloyd, a California resident from Austria with a young child, reflects on the disparity between services she received in the United States compared to those provided in Austria. She concludes that while what we may have it better in California than other states, from a global perspective, it’s a complete joke. Carmen has joined […]

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The Invisible Neglect of U.S. Babies

Dr. Ron Lally speaks about the invisible neglect of U.S. babies taking place in our country since the 1960s. View more videos

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Babies Need Bonding

Dr. Ron Lally talks about the importance of bonding and attachment in infancy and shares research on the adult’s role in the emotional wiring of the brain. View more videos

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Babies Shouldn’t Shoulder The Burden Anymore

Dr. Ron Lally speaks about the frustrating recent history of America’s infants and calls on America to step up for its babies. View more videos

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Babies As Learners: Curious, Motivated and Vulnerable

Dr. Ron Lally talks about the necessity for policymakers and parents to understand that babies are curious, motivated learners born with a brain that is genetically wired to seek meaning and learn language. View more videos

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