Brain Science: Interventions and Policy Implications

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Brain Science: Interventions and Policy Implications for Serving Parents and Children

Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 2 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. CT/ Noon MT/ 11 a.m. PT

Did you know that more than 1 million new neural connections are formed every second in the first few years of a child’s life? The webinar will highlight the latest brain research and the science behind the critical development taking place. Learn about policy opportunities to help mitigate the effects of toxic stress and support healthy development, which can result in better outcomes for our youngest children and their families.

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  • Julie Poppe, NCSL


  • Sarah Watamura, Ph.D., University of Denver, Colorado