Brain Development Timeline

Our brains continue growing and changing throughout life. To learn more about changes in the brain during different periods of development, click on the images above.

Brain-Building Tip of the Month

Use starfish breathing to help teach your child to calm their mind and body. Spread your fingers apart, and slowly trace around the edge of your fingers with your other hand, starting at your thumb and moving to your pinky. Breathe in as you trace your fingers up, and breathe out as you trace down. Practice with your child!

Research in Brief

Screening for Sleep Disorders. Researchers have developed a new way to screen for childhood sleep disorders, using a newly-developed tool that assesses multiple sleep problems at once. Healthcare providers can use this tool to evaluate children more quickly and make more targeted treatment recommendations.

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