St. Al's Kids Cope Program
Get your questions answered and learn more about supporting your child by talking to one of our child development experts.
A screening helps you:
Learn more about how your child develops
Identify concerns as early as possible
Find the help that your child needs
Trauma under age 5
Why is trauma under the age of 5 so important to consider? Much of our brain’s wiring occurs when we are very young. Trauma interferes with healthy brain development, leading to challenges in the areas of emotional, psychological, physical, social and
Trauma can disrupt healthy caregiver attachment. Children often develop an ambivalent form of attachment in which they desperately want to connect and trust but are very fearful of what could happen if they do.