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“Look Through Their Eyes” to Identify Childhood Trauma

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Many children look forward to the holidays, but the season is sometimes not so magical for those who are victims of trauma.

An estimated 42 percent of Illinois children ages 17 and younger have experienced one or more adverse family events. Anne Studzinski, managing director of the Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition, says these children often are worried about what may happen to them, which can affect their brain development.

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Read the full story online at the Public News Service.

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