Tag: Nebraska/Brazil Early Childhood Partnership



Helping Families Cope with Zika Syndrome

The Zika outbreaks in 2015 and 2016 grabbed headlines worldwide when evidence linked the virus to brain damage in babies whose mothers were infected while pregnant. Media attention waned along with the epidemic. But for families and caregivers of children living with congenital Zika syndrome, a neurological condition associated with cognitive and physical disabilities, the […]

Partnering with Brazil to Study Childhood Needs

Their home bases are nearly 5,000 miles apart, but early childhood researchers in Nebraska and Brazil find common ground when it comes to enhancing opportunities for their nations’ children. “We’re all focused on healthy children and optimal learning,” said Susan Sheridan, director of the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools. “This […]