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child development

Health+Wellness
Tracking autism in teens
Published Summer 2019
The Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network will begin tracking the mental and physical health of teenagers with autism / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Population health
Study: Less than half of U.S. children flourishing
Published May 17, 2019
Those who are flourishing tend to come from families with high levels of resilience and connection
Population health
In Afghanistan, positive shifts in social attitudes
Published Dec 19, 2018
Since the fall of the Taliban in 2002, parents and children report higher expectations of attaining education and delaying marriage
Immigration
The impacts of 'zero-tolerance'
Published Sept 18, 2018
Experts discuss the short- and long-term ramifications of family separation at the border
Child development
Gender stereotypes begin at age 10
Published Sept 7, 2018
Around the world, children receive similar stereotype-reinforcing messages that girls are weak and boys are tough, study finds
Child development
U.S. states vary widely in identifying childhood delays, study finds
Published July 20, 2018
In lowest performing state, only 17 percent of children receive screening designed to catch developmental delays
Q+A
A beautiful day for a neighbor
Published June 19, 2018
Carey researcher revisits her award-winning dissertation on the enduring legacy of 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood'
Childhood development
Products of their environments
Published Nov 9, 2017
A neighborhood's quality has a lasting effect on a child's behavior, Bloomberg School researchers find
Understanding childhood resilience
Published Oct 11, 2017
In study of Hispanic children, researchers find those in immigrant families experience less trauma than U.S.-native born counterparts / Hopkins Medicine
Autism research
Tooth fairy in the lab
Published July 28, 2017
Scientists study unexpected source of information about in utero exposure to harmful materials: baby teeth