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Center for Special Education

The Center for Special Education is dedicated to understanding and promoting improved teaching of learners with disabilities.


Center for Special Education

Mary E. Curtis

Susan Kando
Project Manager

Helping Traumatized Children Learn

Helping Traumatized Children LearnHelping Traumatized Children Learn, a 117-page report by the Massachusetts Advocates for Children Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, shows educators and communities how to help children who have experienced trauma. Lesley offers trauma courses to teachers in various districts, helping them to understand the effect of trauma on learning.
Helping Traumatized Children Volume IIA second volume, Helping Traumatized Children Learn Volume II, is a guide to creating a trauma-sensitive schools. A policy agenda calls for changes in laws and policies to support schools.