The Atlantic | Vann R. Newkirk II
“This is likely a once-in-a-generation disaster, and it will affect every domain of human life. It will be traumatic. And trauma always falls hardest on the youngest among us.”
Trauma affects children and adults differently, and the major disruption to children’s lives caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have drastic consequences for many of the young children experiencing it. An article from The Atlantic looks to past tragedies, such as the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, to get a sense of how children may be affected by this crisis in the years to come.