Early childhood development isn't just about creating baby Einsteins. It's important to teach soft skills, such as playing well together, solving problems and being organized. We'll consult experts as we continue to look at the impact of the First 2000 days on a child's life. We'll also learn about the impact of toxic stress on young people, and intervention strategies. Plus, a Cavs championship parade preview, on The Sound of Ideas.
-Rick Jackson, Host, ideastream
-Sara Dorn, Reporter, Cleveland.com
-Tim Bartik, Economist, WE Upjohn Institute, and author of Investing in Kids: Early Childhood Programs and Local Economic Development
-DeEbony Pelzer, Supervisor, Help Me Grow program, St. Martin de Porres Family Center
-Dr. Charles Nelson, Harvard Center for the Developing Child
-Heidi Corso, Therapist, OhioGuidestone
-Mark Naymik, Reporter, Cleveland.com