Talaris is committed to supporting parents and caregivers by sharing relevant findings and research in early childhood development.

  • In early 2010, Talaris kicked off a nearly year-long project called Parenting Young Children Today. The purpose of the project was to get answers to the question "What does it mean to be a parent in 2010?" Read more.
  • Click on the development areas below to see articles on each (you will be redirected to, where you will find the interactive timeline developed by Talaris).

Physical and Brain Development

The five senses and the ability to move develop in the first five years.

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Learning and Cognitive Development

How children learn and think.

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Communication and Language Development

How children learn sounds, words and sentences and connect them to meaning and experience.

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