Project Title & Description
Parents as Teachers National Center- Texas
Parents as Teachers conduct 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 hold a train-the-trainer workshop and conduct visits to deliver information to women on the effects of household chemicals, hazardous materials, and exposure to chemical mixtures on child devlopment. 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.