20 Things Kids with Trauma Wish Their Teachers Knew
The “Teachers’ Guide to Trauma” provides an introduction to the neurobiological and psychological impact of early childhood trauma. This guide is designed to provide an overview of how trauma impacts learning and behavior in school. True stories and practical strategies help teachers and parents understand how best to meet the learning and behavior needs of children with trauma.
This is also an excellent book for parents of highly gifted children as many of the strategies support both types of kiddos!
About the Authors
Melissa Sadin, Ed.D.
Executive Director: Ducks & Lions: Trauma Sensitive Resources Program Director: Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools for The Attachment & Trauma Network Special Education Director: Unity Charter School
Melissa has served as a special education teacher and a building administrator. She is currently working as a director of special education. Publicly, Dr. Sadin has been vice-president of her local School Board, is on the Board of Directors of the Attachment & Trauma Network and serves as the director of the Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools Program. She is a published author who produces numerous webinars on children with attachment trauma in schools. Currently, Dr. Sadin works as an education consultant and developmental trauma expert providing professional development to school districts, municipal service providers, and parents. As an adoptive mother, Dr. Sadin has provided first hand expertise in her work with adoptive parents at conferences and in other formal and informal settings.
Nathan Levy Author & Consultant President, Nathan Levy Books, LLC
Nathan Levy is the author of more than 40 books which have sold almost 250,000 copies to teachers and parents in the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and Africa. His unique Stories with Holes series continues to be proclaimed the most popular activity used in gifted, special education and regular classrooms by hundreds of educators. An extremely popular, dynamic speaker on thinking, writing and differentiation, Nathan is in high demand as a workshop leader in school and business settings. He has worked as a school principal, district supervisor, gifted coordinator, is a company president, parent of four daughters and management trainer. Nathan’s ability to transfer knowledge and strategies to audiences through humorous, thought provoking stories assures that participants leave with a plethora of new ways to approach their future endeavors. Nathan Levy Books, LLC is pleased to be the publisher of this book.