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Study sheds light on links between cognitive and motor skill development in children with autism

College of Health researchers highlight the ways motor skills and cognitive skills develop in connection with each other in young children with autism.

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Board book promotes healthy beginnings

Professor Megan McClelland helped co-create the research-based baby board book “Bunny to Bunny”

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How HDFS PhD program helps student promote resilience among underserved communities

Alexis Merculief chose Oregon State’s HDFS PhD program for its supportive environment and focus on how context shapes children’s development

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OSU receives $14.4 million grant for statewide center to support early childhood educators

The new center will provide support and training from an anti-bias, culturally responsive lens to better equip educators who care for children from marginalized populations and for children who have experienced trauma.

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Nearly $5M grant to establish children’s environmental health research center at Oregon State

The OSU center will be housed in the university’s Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families within the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

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As students head back to the classroom, managing expectations and emotions are key

As students return to in-person learning, parents and educators face many unanswered questions. CPHHS researchers discussed the challenges students may face in a recent webcast.