2023 Nurturing Developing Minds Conf. Keynote – Dipesh Navsaria – Early brain & Child Development

Publication Summary:

Early experiences elevate everything: Early brain and child development and the future of society – Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD

Dr. Navsaria will discuss the critical importance of the first thousand days of life and the key role human relationships and interactions play in that time period. The concepts of toxic stress and how early adversity leads to lifelong issues will be reviewed, with practical examples and discussion of research which highlights these areas. Broad policy and programmatic principles that may help address the issue will also be discussed, providing a practical framework for those who work with children and families.

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