by Megan Zhang
The Administration for Children and Families recently posted an article about toxic stress and adversity in children. ACF is using developmental research to better guide the approaches they use to aid vulnerable children and their families.
The article also cites the Buffering Toxic Stress Consortium, of which NEL’s ABC Project is a member, for evaluating the effectiveness of Early Head Start interventions. ACF’s goal is to improve outcomes for disadvantaged young children by figuring out what parents can do to aid children during times of adversity.
Read the full article here.