New research from the University of South Australia shows that this activity at home can triple a child’s resilience at school, particularly for children at-risk.
Focusing on early primary-aged children who had suffered abuse or neglect, the study explored factors that could modify the negative effects of adverse life circumstances, finding that one of the biggest predictors of resilience in both boys and girls in struggling families was being read to at home.While reading to children at home has long been associated with school readiness and scholastic outcomes, this is the first study that has shown the benefits of reading to mitigate some of the detrimental trajectories of child maltreatment. ...more
Kathleen Notes: Once again the answer lies with increasing healthy relationships!
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