February 10, 2023

Experts to Give Talk on Neurodevelopmental Impacts of Trauma on Children - March 3rd at UO

Friends -Lane County is excited to help sponsor: Consequences and Hope: The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and How Brains Can Catch Up.

Hear from two of our community's experts about the significant impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on health and school outcomes. Ami Bear, M.D., an Oregon Health & Science University Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics specialist will discuss the significant neurodevelopmental impact on children exposed to ACEs and the subsequent wide-ranging, consistent and surprising health disparities for those living in challenging circumstances. Rhonda Nese, Ph.D., Professor of Special Education and Clinical Sciences at the University of Oregon and recipient of the 2022 Presidential Equity Award, will explore how current academic systems are working to create more inclusive supports to meet the needs of students experiencing educational disparities.

Seats are limited. Click on this LINK to secure a seat.