The Impact Of Poverty On Children 's Development And Early Childhood Programs

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FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Miami, Florida AN ANALYSIS OF ARTICLES RELATED TO: The impact of poverty on children’s development and early childhood programs A literature review submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the course SPS6805 To Dr. Phil Lazarus by Jessica R. Rothman Fall 2014 The purpose of this literature review was to review articles examining the influence poverty may or may not have on young children. Additionally, after determining risks children living in poverty face, a review of literature studying early intervention preschool programs and how they may aid in reducing some of the risks for those children. Most research is consistent with suggesting that early intervention programs have positive associations or outcomes for children living in poverty such as school readiness gains and/or educational performance. Impact of Poverty on Health According to an article titled, Skalicky et al. (2006), Poverty ridden households face income constraints and therefore make choices that may result in food insecurity. The purpose of the study was to investigate the association between child food insecurity and iron deficiency anemia in low-income infants and toddlers in the United States (Skalicky et al., 2006). Food insecurity can be defined as a household having limited availability to obtain sufficient and acceptable foods (Skalicky et al., 2006). Iron deficiency anemia is one of the United States most
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