• Pediatricians have a role in encouraging play among children

    2 monthes ago - By Topix

    Pediatricians should encourage parents to ensure their children play, according to a clinical report published in the September issue of Pediatrics. Michael Yogman, M.D., from Harvard University and Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Mass., and colleagues address the role of pediatricians in encouraging developmentally appropriate play with parents and peers, which is a unique opportunity to promote the social-emotional, cognitive, language, and self-regulation skills that build executive function and a prosocial brain.
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