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Who
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How
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What is neglect? 

When a caregiver does not care for a child like they need (food, clothes, shelter, medical needs). 

100

Who can help kids who have been through neglect? 

Doctor, teacher, therapist, new caregiver, family members

100

Why do kids feel sad after being neglected? 

Because someone did not treat them the way they should have been treated and it may have hurt them

100

How do kids act when they've been neglected? 

Kids act just like other kids, a lot of times we cannot tell who has been neglected just by their behavior!

200

What happens when someone neglects their child? 

The child should go and live with someone who knows how to take care of their needs

200

Who's fault is it when kids are neglected? 

The caregivers fault, never the kids

200

What is your favorite food?

:)

200

What is something fun you did this week? 

:) 

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What would you tell someone who is neglected? 

(All answers matter! :)

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What is your favorite color?

:)

300

Why do people neglect their children? 

Many different reasons, we don't know exactly why. 

300

How do kids feel when they've been neglected? 

Kids can feel all types of ways 

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What should you do if you are being neglected? 

Tell an adult you trust

400

Who gets neglected? 

It can happen to anyone, because it is never the kid's fault. 

400

Why does therapy help kids after neglect? 

All answers are valid! :) 

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How are kids neglected? 

When they are not cared for properly

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What can you do after you've been neglected? 

Go to therapy and learn to trust other safe adults in your life

500

How many kids are neglected? 

1 in 7

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Why do kids have strong feelings after they have been neglected? 

Because their brain can remember these experiences and hold onto those feelings (but with therapy and some help, kids can work through those hard emotions!)

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How do kids who have been neglected grow up? 

They can grow up just like any other kid, especially if they have relationships with new people that they love and trust

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