Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Interview with Judith Meyers on the Connection Between Social-Emotional Health and Early Literacy

Judith Meyers, President and CEO of the Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI) in Farmington, was a guest on Mike Bellamy’s radio show on Bridgeport’s WICC-AM on August 23rd. She spoke about CHDI’s recent IMPACT report that examines the connection between social-emotional development and early literacy and language. Meyers discussed the research findings, strategies to help link social-emotional development and early literacy, what parents can do, and the resources available.

Listen to the interview here.

Read the IMPACT report here.

Visit our Evidence-Based Practice Directory

KidsMentalHealthInfo.com has an evidence-based practice directory that lists mental health providers trained in popular evidence-based practices available in Connecticut for children and families with behavioral health needs. Evidence-based practices are those supported by research showing that they work for most children.