Attachment and parental sensitivity – their role in supporting good child development and lifelong positive outcomes

This think piece on attachment and parental sensitivity for Action for Children is co-authored by Dr Janet Rose (Principal)

The attachment to primary caregivers gives children a secure base to explore the world around them. The quality or security of their attachment has a significant bearing on their future emotional and social development and is linked to emotional understanding and range of social and school readiness outcomes.

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