Deeply Talks: Refugee Children and Resilience

The scale of human displacement across the world means more children than ever are growing up without stable homes. In our latest Deeply Talks, we discuss lessons from child-development experts on how to build their resilience.

“Taking a little bit of time before you start formal learning processes to focus on recreation and play-based approaches, using integrated art and music and drama – those can be really powerful tools for children because it helps them relieve their stress and feel more comfortable,” said Dr. Sweta Shah, the global lead on early child development for the Aga Khan Foundation. “Feeling comfortable and reducing their stress is critical so they can really concentrate and learn.”

You can listen to the full episode here:

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