10 Things About Childhood Trauma Every Teacher Needs to Know
This is the first blog in the Childhood Trauma Blog Series, sponsored by TLC.
With grief, sadness is obvious. With trauma, the symptoms can go largely unrecognized because it shows up looking like other problems: frustration, acting out, difficulty concentrating, following directions or working in a group. Often students are misdiagnosed with anxiety, behavior disorders or attention disorders, rather than understanding the trauma that’s driving those symptoms and reactions.