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Rahil Briggs, Psy.D.
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Rahil Briggs, Psy.D. is an expert in the early social and emotional development of infants and toddlers, parent-child relationships and preventive pediatric mental health care. She is director of the Healthy Steps program at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, which helps to ensure parents and their babies get started on the right track, assisting parents in addressing their babies’ development and behavioral needs. Dr. Briggs has written numerous articles published in peer-reviewed journals, as well as book chapters about early childhood mental health and development.

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More Than Just Language

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2013 | 11:01 AM

Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.

Deb Roy's TEDTalk, "The Birth of a Word," provides a visually thrilling account of the way in which his infant son learned more than 500 words...

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In the Digital Age, Moderation Is Key

(1) Comments | Posted January 9, 2013 | 11:49 AM

Technology whiz kids are getting increasingly younger these days with the proliferation of tablet devices, games and gadgets. Kids seem to perfect the screen swipe move sometime around birth and by age 1, they are already recognizing their favorite app and opening it. The rest is history, in the form...

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