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The pandemic hurt our kids. How much?

Alia E. Dastagir and Alia Wong, USA TODAY |

USA TODAY spoke with experts in child development on how remote school, reduced socialization and increased screen time is impacting kids. What they heard was that children need what they always have: caregivers who are present and emotionally available. They need people to help them make sense of uncertainty and loss, who can help them navigate fear and change.

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