What Developmental Trauma Disorder Looks Like in Kids

 What developmental trauma disorder looks like in kids. When Julie* adopted three young children nearly 20 years ago, she knew that they had fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and had been removed from their biological parents after undergoing extreme emotional, physical and sexual abuse, but otherwise she was told very little about [ … ]

Unseen Scars of Childhood Trauma

Twenty years of research have established the connection between adverse childhood experiences and long-term health. Now researchers are looking for ways to measure the biology behind the correlation and try to reverse it. By Amanda B. Keener Before you were 18, did a parent or other adult in your household [ … ]