Chronic Stress and ACEs

The Science Behind Student Behavior

July 24, 2017
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Video 2 Michael Lamb, Executive Director, Washington, D.C. with Turnaround for Children, shares the science around the impact that chronic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have on students’ brains. He discusses why students dealing with these challenges have a more difficult time with focusing in school and are more likely to act out … and why that is a natural and healthy response that educators need to understand in order to provide the right support.