The Bomb in the Brain – The Effects of Child Abuse : Information Clearing House – ICH
The physical, emotional and medical effects of child abuse. You cannot understand or oppose the violence of the world without understanding its true source…
The Bomb in the Brain
The True Roots of Human Violence
The Bomb in the Brain Part 2
An interview with Dr. Felitti, the director of the Adverse Childhood Experiences project. The ACE Study is an ongoing collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Kaiser Permanente.
The Bomb in the Brain Part 3 –
The Biology of Violence: The Effects of Child Abuse
Why people become violent.
The Bomb in the…
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Great short story from Josh Wrenn
Brandon was an unusually quiet child. So much so that his mother began to worry he might be deaf. He always responded to hand claps and her talking to him though, so she figured it probably wasn’t that. She wanted to take him to see a specialist, but was still waiting on the state to help her collect the child support from his deadbeat father. His regular pediatrician was convinced Brandon was autistic, but he socialized so well with the other children, even though he didn’t talk as much as them; that she figured it couldn’t be. Although because of the ever-expanding autism spectrum, she had to admit that she didn’t really know much about it anymore.
Brandon wasn’t totally mute either. He was just very quiet. He would occasionally say “mom” or “food”. His pronunciation was fine, and he sounded like a little man when he did talk. His…
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