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National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome

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The National Center has a mission: “To educate and train parents and professionals, and to conduct research that will prevent the shaking and abuse of infants in the United States”. Shaken baby syndrome (SBS) is the leading cause of death in abusive head trauma (AHT) cases. An estimated 1,200 to 1,400 children are injured or killed by shaking every year in the United States. (National Organization)

Tag(s): Behavior Disability Characteristics Early Childhood Early Intervention Infants & Toddlers Paraprofessional Parent/Family Related Services Safety State/National Organizations Traumatic Brain Injury