Preschoolers May Suffer Permanent Damage from the Pandemic
By Chan Xin Ying
COVID-19 HAS PERFORMED quite a time heist on everyone, and on preschoolers especially. Schools were once again forced to close last May as cases steadily rose. Devoid of social interactions and playtime with peers, these children’s parents worry about what this will do to their children’s early development and education.Pause the Growing Up?The first six years of a child’s life is the most crucial for brain development. Social and language skills are acquired through interaction, observation and the normalisation of...
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