Strong points

In the second of a series of articles on Birth to Three Matters, Professor Lesley Abbott and Ann Langston consider the 'strong child' When we think about young children we frequently focus on their weakness and vulnerability rather than on their strength and power. However, 'a strong child' - one who is emotionally and psychologically robust - is one of the four aspects tackled in the Department for Education and Science's Birth to Three Matters, A Framework to Support Children in their Earliest Years, with a focus on the ways practitioners can help children become their 'best selves'.

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