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Harris County Awarded Texas Childrens Hospital 4.6 million for "Advancing Language and Brain Development" from ARPA funds.
Why is Harris County using ARPA funds to award 4.6 million to Texas Childrens Hospital for advancing language and brain development for infants and toddlers in the Agendas COVID 19 section? As we have come to realize from MANY studies conducted that the masking of children caused more harm than good.
From the Scientific American Article “Masks Can Be Detrimental to Babies’ Speech and Language Development”
“Faces are a complex and rich source of social, emotional and linguistic signals. We rely on all of these signals to communicate with one another through a complex and dynamic dance that depends on each partner being able to read the other’s signals. Interestingly, even when we can see whole faces, we often have trouble telling what other people are feeling. For instance, as the psychologist Lisa Feldman Barrett has noted, we can interpret a smile as meaning “I’m happy,” “I like you” or “I’m embarrassed”. So, seeing partially visible faces robs us of a plethora of linguistic signals that are essential for communication
Interestingly, this is the same Hospital that Peter Hotez, the head of vaccine development works for. From my personal opinion, they are trying to get in front of the problems caused by the masking mandates the county enforced by awarding Texas Childrens Hospitals with millions to “conduct studies” regarding the issues in which these diabolical people caused.