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Children May Not Remember Trauma, But Their Bodies Do

Resilience film: children may not remember trauma, but their body does

The latest neuroscience tells us that trauma affects a child’s developing brain and impacts his or her behavior, biological development and even later-life health.

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The Brain Can Change… And That Changes Everything

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KVC is expanding its neuroscience initiative. That includes developing new hands-on brain development tools for professionals and families and sharing information to influence policymaking.

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The Biological Consequences for Children Living in Poverty… and What We Can Do

Highly segregated, low-income neighborhoods such as Ferguson, MO, are experiencing a toxic stress epidemic. As parents become overwhelmed, children miss out on positive interactions needed for healthy brain development.

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