According to Child Trends, a firm foundation of a child’s social and emotional skills sets the stage for academic and even career achievement. However, in one national survey of 3,600 kindergarten teachers, 20% reported that at least half of the class did not have the social skills necessary for school success. Click here to read more about the importance of social and emotional skill building in early childhood.

If you are concerned about your child’s social, emotional, or behavioral skills, contact the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut at (203) 324-6127.