How Children Exposed to Domestic Violence Affect Everyone’s Kids
- August 11, 2008
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The NY Times recently published a very interesting study on children who are exposed to domestic violence and the impact they have on their peers.
The conclusions of the study proved to be quite disheartening:
- Kids exposed to domestic violence definitely do have lower reading and math scores and greater disciplinary problems.
- Effects of this dysfunction are not limited to the direct victims of this violence: kids exposed to kids exposed to domestic violence also have lower test scores and more disciplinary infractions.
*Article submitted by Pooja Trehan