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Center for Special Education: The Impact of Trauma on Learning

The Center's work developing courses with partners on learning and trauma

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Center for Special Education

Mary E. Curtis
Director
617.349.8577

Susan Kando
Project Manager
617.349.8260

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.