History on the Hill: Eliot-Pearson Children’s School combines educational research, teacher training

As a laboratory-demonstration program for the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development, the Eliot-Pearson Children’s School (EPCS) is not only a place of learning for children aged 3 through 7 but also a place of learning for graduate students and researchers. This relationship between Tufts and EPCS developed over several decades. According to a 2014 department document chronicling Eliot-Pearson’s […]

‘Life, Animated’ screening to show how media impacts children with autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) — referring to the group of complex disorders of brain development including autistic disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, pervasive developmental disorder and Asperger syndrome — is found amongst 1 in 68 children in the United States. Although there are more than 2 million people diagnosed with ASD in the United States alone, these individuals are […]

Police Briefs — April 27

Life’s No Picnic The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report of a stolen picnic table behind the Eliot-Pearson Children’s School at 9:30 a.m. on April 20. The table went missing at some point during the previous week. This case is currently under investigation. Foul Play TUPD received a report about a damaged motor […]