Early Puberty: Causes and Implications for Educators

Rae Pica with Dr. Frank Biro, Dr. Abby Hollander, and Catherine Holecko ,

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The rise in the number of girls starting puberty as early as six has put the issue on the radar screen for early childhood professionals who must deal with the diverse implications of working with the precocious child. What are the factors driving early puberty? What is the physical, emotional, psychological and academic impact on the child? What do early childhood educators, care takers, and parents need to know to adapt to the prematurely developed child? Tune in and find out.

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