infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who had shown trauma suffered from having developmental delays before the age of three. There is a higher percentage of issues of socioemotional and adaptive behaviors when students entering kindergarten have experienced physical abuse and long out of home placement. Many of these need an Individual Education Plan (IEP) when entering school. Finally, another study showed that one out of four children, eighteen months to three years old, had experienced seeing physical harm to a family member in the home or an individual in the neighborhood. The Potentially Traumatic Events (PTE) Mongillo et al. (2009) says parents need to have an awareness of the implications of these events to their young children. A guide displaying the harm would be helpful to prevent these issues.
According to the Uniform Crime Reporting Website from 2004 to 2014, the number of violent crimes has decreased in the last ten years in Sault Sainte Marie area, www.ucrdatatool.gov/violentcrimes. With certainly does not mean that our preschoolers have not experienced traumatic situations; instead, know that many crimes not reported. Evidence shows that most domestic disputes that turn violent unreported cases.