Touching Young Lives

"Early Learning," the January-February 2012 cover story, explores how the Brazelton Touchpoints Center supports children by teaching the adults who are involved in their lives. In this narrated slide show, learn more about the center's work. See scenes from Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service, a Touchpoints site in New York City's East Harlem neighborhood. The agency serves a very poor community with many recent immigrants. Learn how the Touchpoints approach has helped agency workers deal with problems as diverse as teaching a parent to care for a premature baby; battling maternal depression; and handling pest infestation at a client's home.

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