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How Dramatic Play Supports Brain Development

Ann Barbour, Ph.D., is Professor Emerita of early childhood education at California State University, Los Angeles. A former preschool and elementary teacher, she has trained early childhood educators for nearly three decades. She is the author of Play Today: Building the Young Brain through Creative Expression as well as several other books on appropriate practice and play-based learning. As a Brain Development Specialist and founder of Brain Insights LLC. Deborah McNelis, M.Ed is an inspiring speaker and the author of the unique Brain Development Series and Naturally Developing Young Brains activity packets.