Adverse childhood experiences and school readiness outcomes: Results from the Growing up in New Zealand study
The Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have been associated with adverse health consequences in adults and children, but less is known about any association between ACEs and early learning skills. Researchers Matthew Walsh, Sophie Joyce, Tim Maloney and Rhema Vaithianathan investigated the relationship between ACEs and objective preschool measures of skills using the Growing up in New Zealand (GUiNZ) cohort study.
Walsh, M. C., Joyce, S., Maloney, T., & Vaithianathan, R. (2019). Adverse childhood experiences and school readiness outcomes: results from the Growing up in New Zealand study. The New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1493), 15-24.
Adverse Childhood Experiences, Protective Factors and School Readiness