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June 18, 2018

NAEYC's Statement on #FamiliesBelongTogether

On June 7, we joined 540 national and state organizations, including many NAEYC affiliates, in writing a letter to the Department of Homeland Security clearly stating our opposition to the zero-tolerance practice of separating children from their parents
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April 10, 2018

#EndGunViolence

The best available evidence tells us that more guns leads to more violence, and that child-access prevention laws, in particular, can reduce injuries and deaths.

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Authored by: Lauren Hogan
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2018

Being a Helper: Supporting Children to Feel Safe and Secure after Disasters

Disasters can be defined as unexpected, disturbing, and stress-inducing events. They may be natural, like hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes, or the result of human intervention, like mass shootings.

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Authored by: ​Laura J. Colker
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Coping with Disasters

We’ve compiled these online resources to provide information on how to help when disaster strikes.
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Coping with Violence

We’ve compiled these online resources for parents, teachers, and others working with young children about coping with violence and talking to young children about tragedies they learn about in the media.
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August 16, 2017

Resources to Help You Make a Difference

Here are some resources from NAEYC’s publications and online content that support anti-bias approaches, positive guidance, and diversity in the classroom

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Authored by: Susan Friedman
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Young Children
May 1, 2017

Caring Relationships: The Heart of Early Brain Development

Of all that brain science has taught us over the last 30 years, one of the clearest findings is that early brain development is directly influenced by babies’ day-to-day interactions with their caregivers.

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Authored by: J. Ronald Lally, Peter Mangione
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Young Children
May 1, 2015

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms

Many early childhood educators are likely to encounter young children who have experienced trauma on a daily basis.

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Authored by: Katie Statman-Weil
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Teaching Young Children
June 1, 2009

Teacher Resources on Death

NAEYC compiled a list of teacher resources that deal with children and death for the June/July 2009 issue of Teaching Young Children.
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