In just four quick and easy minutes, this terrific animated graphic explains how adults and communities help children build healthy brains, and how that process can be derailed by toxic stress.
The Alberta Family Wellness Initiative developed the video, with assistance from the Harvard Center on the Developing Child and the Frameworks Institute.
The only down side is that they didn’t put this on YouTube or Vimeo, which drastically slows down its movement through cyberspace.
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