Following are real case studies which have been de-identified to protect the privacy of the children involved. Please take a moment to read how vulnerable lives can be turned around with the help of intensive therapy.
Summa is an 8-year old girl who suffered the effects of trauma whilst she was in the womb….
Samantha was exposed to a hostile home life and extreme abuse and neglect at the early stages of life….
The youngest of three, Josh and his siblings suffered trauma from watching their mother brutally abused by their father for years….
Melissa and Jasmine's Story
Melissa and Jasmine had witnessed and experienced significant trauma in their lives, exposure to substance abuse, neglect and domestic abuse….
17 year old Lisa grew up experiencing severe physical and emotional abuse. She was hit, slapped and forced to perform physical labour….
Brodie was just four years old when he came to Act for Kids. He had lived through four long years of being chronically neglected by his parents….
At four, Luke was removed from his parents, after being found home alone in a very bad condition….
Gerard was a 14-year old young man when he first came to Act for Kids in September 2020….