Bringing Home the Plight of Abandoned Children

February 17, 2014

Publication: The Boston Globe

Featured Expert: Charles A. Nelson III


Children who don’t receive supportive early care lag behind their peers socially, physically, and intellectually, says Center-affiliated faculty member Charles A. Nelson III. In this Q&A interview with Karen Weintraub, Nelson discusses the new book he has co-authored about children living in Romanian orphanages, Romania’s Abandoned Children: Deprivation, Brain Development, and the Struggle for Recovery (Harvard University Press).

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