Early Childhood Development

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The Ministry of Children and Family Development recognizes that young children’s early experiences and environment lay the foundation of future health, success and well-being. The early years, a period of rapid growth and development from conception until age six, are critical for a child's physical, social/emotional and cognitive development. To support parents and caregivers of young children, Early Childhood Development (ECD) provides a range of programs and services designed to ensure children get the best possible start in life.

For more information about Early Childhood Development, visit Assessing & Supporting Your Child's Development


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