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Melanie was a single mom raising her son, Ethan.  She worked two jobs and didn’t have family nearby to help with Ethan when needed. Although her life was stressful, Melanie was making it work and was still able to provide for her son.  However, when Ethan turned four and started pre-school, he began to have...
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Stephanie was a kind-hearted three-year-old with pig-tails and a smile that lit up the room. It all changed when Stephanie started coming to Head Start with her hair down. The teacher found bruises on the back of Stephanie’s neck, the childcare center made a mandated report and a Social Worker got involved. The constant fear...
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Aiden was removed from his biological parent and placed in the care of his paternal grandmother. Aiden had also been discharged from two daycares within four weeks due to his extreme negative behaviors. Prior to coming to A Child’s Haven, he was described as “a wild animal.” Aiden was referred to our agency due to...
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Imagine, you walk into the room and see your father hitting your grandmother, not once, but twice, choking her and you suddenly feel an overwhelming sensation of fear. Grandmother fights back by grabbing a baseball bat, and in an instant, you feel your body quiver as tears pour down your face. “Why are they fighting?” ...
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Co-authored by R. Sherard and L.Rovin (Featured in the Greenville News, December 2016) Uncontrollable rage was documented as early as 15 months, further evidenced during his preschool years, where, “he would sit in a corner and only interacted with children in an angry manner, his mother reported,” notes Eric Connor in his Greenville News Nov...
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