Mid Essex CCG – Social Distancing and Development Study

Mid Essex CCG – Social Distancing and Development Study
10th November 2020 c360admin

 

Babies and toddlers from disadvantaged backgrounds have been missing out on activities to support their development, compared to children of highly-educated, well-paid parents, new research has found.

The early results are the first to come from a new study investigating family life and early child development during the COVID-19 crisis, run by a team of researchers from 5 leading UK universities, including Oxford Brookes University, and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as part of the UK Research and Innovation’s rapid response to COVID-19.

Over 500 parents of children under three years have taken part in the Social Distancing and Development Study (SDDS). Read report here