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Understanding Trauma Responses in Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and When to Seek Help

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Outlines what responses to trauma could look like in children with IDD. This fact sheet discusses how a child with IDD might respond to traumatic or stressful experiences, how a caregiver's response to the child's behavior may influence recovery, what a trauma reminder is, common responses to a traumatic event, and when to seek help.

Published in 2023