Remembering the forgotten: Why is the gap between looked-after children and their peers not being addressed?

Emma Gillespie
Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Studies into factors affecting the social and emotional development of children across the globe exist in bountiful numbers, but the amount of research into the early years of children living in social care placements continues to decline. The impact that being a looked-after child (LAC) can have on development is specific, yet not understood to the extent it could be. Why? Emma Gillespie, early years educator explores this further in the second article of the series.

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