changes in child development outcomes

After participating in Element of Play® (EOP) for one year, children are given the support they need to catch up and achieve age-appropriate developmental milestones. 


74%

experience Early childhood Improvement

After one year in EOP, children in Vietnam more than doubled their personal-social scores on standardized tests and showed a 74% improvement in problem solving skills.

87%

EXHIBIT SUSTAINABLE ADVANCEMENTS

In Haiti, 33% of children scored below normal development in at least two of five developmental domains at baseline (cohort of 42 children). After one year in EOP, that number dropped dramatically, with only 4% continuing to show delays.

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* Results observed over a one-year period using the Ages and Stages Questionnaire 3 (ASQ-3) tool.  


Element of Play® is significantly increasing the level of engagement between young children and the adults who play the greatest role in supporting and preparing them for success – their parents and caregivers. 

88%

ACCEPTANCE & WARMTH

88% of adults trained in EOP conveyed more acceptance and warmth, supporting children’s self-esteem and behavioral adjustment.

96%

ADULT ADVANCEMENT

96% of adults trained in EOP began using more descriptive language, which helped to promote early language and communication skills that are crucial for children’s success in school and beyond

* Results observed over a six-month period using the Indicator of Parent-Child Interaction (IPCI) tool.