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Review for Gesell Institute of Child Development Inc, New Haven, CT, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

The Gesell Institute continues to be involved in programs, publications and research efforts which help parents and educators understand developmental stages in child development . These developmental stages of growth could be a benchmark for schools to help them develop age appropriate expectations. School systems are expecting young children to do tasks they are not developmentally ready to do successfully. The Gesell Institute has just completed an updated developmental observation assessment with 1400 subjects and the results of this study put The Gesell Institute on the cutting edge of research in the field of child development.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Since I teach young children, the developmental brochures put out by the Institute help me guide my instruction in the classroom and clarify what I can expect my students to do at a specific age.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would like to see the Institute increase their staff, which would help them better promote the results of their recent study and engage in discussions with people and organizations that work with young children.

Role:  Board Member & board member.