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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Early Childhood Development and Disability: A discussion paper

Type :
Research reports & papers
Author :
World Health Organization
Published :
2012

This discussion paper provides an overview of disability in early childhood and highlights the importance of providing opportunities during this period to ensure children with disabilities can reach their development potential and participate meaningfully in their home, schools and communities. The evidence presented underscores the urgent need to strengthen and scale up early childhood development initiatives for young children with disabilities and their families.