Behind a toddler’s soft features and halting first steps, an unseen, but extremely high-stakes, activity is taking place — the building of a brain. What happens to children during those critical first years will determine whether their maturing brain has a sturdy foundation or a fragile one.
This is a policy report that aligns with work that Montana KIDS COUNT has engaged in in the past:
Economic Returns for Investing In Children’s Health
By Dr. Steve Seninger, The University of Montana