Project Title & Description
Parents as Teachers Nat. CTR.-for ARK
Parents as Teachers conducts a workshop titled “Neurotoxins: Their Effects on Development, Learning and Behavior.” This project involves training early childhood professionals on how to teach women of child-bearing age and families about child development through parent education. Parents as Teachers holds a train-the-trainer workshop and conducts visits to deliver information to women on the effects of household chemicals, hazardous materials, and exposure to chemical mixtures on child development. This workshop teaches women about precautions they can take when they handle hazardous chemicals and how to prevent a broad array of birth defects and disabilities. These activities serve families with support and enhancing child development through parent education.