Lessons Learned from the Legacy for Children™ Research Study

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Results revealed Legacy has a positive impact on children living in poverty, including: significant positive effects of the intervention on child IQchild behavioral problems, and maternal-child behavior measured within the home environment.

Video abstract: The Legacy for Children™ randomized control trial: Effects on cognition through third grade for young children experiencing poverty.

Additional Resources

For more information on the Legacy for Children™ research and data, please visit the CDC website.