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Abuse. Neglect. Poverty. Household dysfunction.
Latino kids are more likely than their peers to suffer these kinds of “adverse childhood experiences.”
This can hinder children’s healthy development, school readiness, and overall health and wellness in many ways.
To drive solutions, Salud America! will unveil a new research review, “The State of Latino Early Childhood Development,” at the #SaludTues Tweetchat on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, to start a conversation about new ways to reduce childhood trauma and boost healthy development.
- WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Early Childhood Development and Latino Kids”
- TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. EST Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017
- WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
- HOST: @SaludAmerica
- CO-HOSTS: Zero to Three (@ZEROTOTHREE); Cero A Tres (@ceroatres); Child Trends (@ChildTrends)
- OPTIONAL HASHTAGS: #SaludChild #ECE #EarlyChildDevelopment
We’ll open the floor to your experiences and stories as we explore:
- Findings from the Salud America! The State of Latino Early Childhood Development research review, which examines the latest science on childhood trauma and its effect on Latino kids, and policy recommendations to improve reduce trauma, boost social and emotional health, and build school readiness.
- Why the early years are so important.
- How traumatic events interfere with healthy development and how to prevent them.
- How to improve Latino kid’s school readiness.
Use #SaludTues to follow the conversation and share the latest research and strategies to boost Latino childhood development.
Click here to learn about our #SaludTues tweetchats, see upcoming tweetchats, and see how you can get involved.