The Institute for Childhood Education
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professionals. Our materials are based on best practices and the latest
available research in neuroscience and early education. We believe that the
care and education of young children begins with an understanding of the
basic principles of child development and developmental processes. We seek
to help people understand how best practices support the physical, cognitive,
social and emotional development of children. We believe that learning should
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Dr. Sorrels' NEW BOOK by Gryphon House
What does a harmed child look like? It’s the little girl on the playground who has mysterious bruises on her legs.
It’s the three-month-old baby boy who arches his back when you try to hold him. It’s the four-year-old who bites
and hits when asked to clean up. These are the faces of traumatized children. As an early childhood professional,
you play a key role in the early identification of maltreatment and unhealthy patterns of development. You are
also the gateway to healing. In Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to ...