Week of the Young Child

All About Autism

This week is the Week of the Young Child, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). weekoftheyoungchildThis week was created in 1971 in order to focus the public’s attention to the early childhood programs and services that young children so greatly need. Early childhood years, which are generally considered to be birth through age 8, are vital to a child’s health and development and will lay the foundation for a child’s success in school as well as life. This week is an ideal time to come together as citizens of a community, a state, and a nation to think of ways we can continue to improve the education and services for young children everywhere.

PNC Bank’s Grow Up Great program is just one of many organizations that is committed to celebrating this week. Volunteers from PNC will be reading to children…

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