Better Care Network highlights recent news pieces related to the issue of children's care around the world. These pieces include newspaper articles, interviews, audio or video clips, campaign launches, and more.
Charles A.Nelson, Harvard Medical School & Boston Children's Hospital - Washington Post14 May 2017
A researcher studying Romanian children who were institutionalized as infants describes the impact of social deprivation on the developing brain and their similarities to children with autism. This article suggests understanding the autism features appearing in children who were socially deprived as invants may offer insight into autism more generally and hint at interventions to ease them.
Sean Callahan, Georgette Mulheir, Philip Goldman - The Baltimore Sun7 May 2017
An op-ed from Sean Callahan of Catholic Relief Services, Georgette Mulheir of Lumos Foundation, and Philip Goldman of Maestral International describe their partnership to prevent children from entering orphanages and transition to systems supporting vulnerable children in family-based care around the world.