I Prayed have prayed
Heavenly Father, protect our children growing bodies and minds. I pray that you will make our children strong and courageous.

From The Post Millenial: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has quietly changed their standards for early childhood development, as the effects of pandemic policies on children’s development, from speech to reading to other basics, becomes increasingly more apparent.

Earlier this month, the CDC announced that new checklist ages for its important milestone lists were added. These new ages added were 15 and 30 months…

One of the authors of this study, Jennifer M. Zubler, said that the changes were made to the guidelines ensure that it reflects milestones that at least 75 percent of children can reach. Since children are no longer able reach these previously attainable milestones, they have been lowered.
The abstract states: “Application of the criteria established by the AAP working group and adding milestones for the 15- and 30-month health supervision visits resulted in a 26.4 percent reduction and 40.9 percent replacement of previous CDC milestones. One third of the retained milestones were transferred to different ages; 67.7 percent of those transferred were moved to older ages.”
Before, the milestone guidelines said that at 24 months, or two years of age, a child should be able to say more than 50 words. This milestone has been pushed back to 30 months.
One Twitter user by the name of Karen Vaites, who has spoken out before regarding maskingand how this affects children development in learning and speech, noted that the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, or ASHA, still says that speaking less than 50 words by the age of two is cause for concern…
Vaites noted that “masks have become so politicized” that “we are not allowed to talk about the downsides/risks of masking children. Even when they are in plain sight.”
According to Vaites, “Masks impede language development and they also impede the process of kids learning how to read,” including a previous thread of hers published in late July that went over her experience sitting in on a kindergarten classroom while they learned how to read, and the importance of being able to see the teacher’s mouth, and the teacher being able to see the students’ mouths.Check out the CDC’s new standards highlighted in this Twitter post:

What do you think? Share in the comments!

(Excerpt from The Post Millennial. Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Comments (2) Print

Comments

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Tiffany Matthews
February 24, 2022

Not only is the educational development hindered, but masks also negatively affect emotional and physical health. Suicides are up. Other problems have arisen.
Lord, have mercy. Cause Your glory to shine on all the earth in and through Your people.

2
Allena Jordan
February 23, 2022

Lord, it really is time to rebuke fear, remove masks, and go on living. I come against the powers of darkness that rear their proud heads against the knowledge of God in this matter. We will not have our children “dumbed down” by having their mouths covered nor their teacher’s mouth covered. We say “no more.” We declare and decree that our children will grow in wisdom and stature just as Jesus did. Amen.

14

Partner with Us

Intercessors for America is the trusted resource for millions of people across the United States committed to praying for our nation. If you have benefited from IFA's resources and community, please consider joining us as a monthly support partner. As a 501(c)3 organization, it's through your support that all this possible.

Dave Kubal
IFA President
Become a Monthly Partner

Share

Click below to share this with others

Login to Join the Conversation

Create an IFA account or login to comment, pray and interact with our community.