Santa Fe New Mexican

Sherri Alderman is a developmental behavioral pediatrician and president of the Oregon Infant Mental Health Association. David Atencio is associate professor of Family and Child Studies at University of New Mexico College of Education. We talk about the developmental consequences for young children whose parents are taken away from them.

Many thanks to Pro Publica for the use of the audio from the article, “Listen to Children Who’ve Just Been Separated From Their Parents at the Border.”