Growing up is hard work. Just ask anyone who’s done it. Even when it looks like all fun and games, there’s serious work going on in the brains and bodies of infants, toddlers and early elementary learners.
Supporting America’s children as they grow, play and learn also is serious business for millions of adults who work as teachers, social workers and medical and mental health providers supporting children in myriad ways.
At UWM, dozens of programs and faculty members are doing this work all across campus, from the School of Education to the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, from the Peck School of the Arts to the College of Nursing. In honor of the Week of the Young Child April 16-20, here’s a look at a few of them.
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