Adult survivors continue to deal with physical symptoms of maltreatment even when the abuse occurred long ago. A 2001 study supported by the CDC showed that early childhood abuse could affect areas of the brain that impact language, cognitive and emotional development and mental health. This could result in hyperactivity and sleep problems.
Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA SM) is an international self-help support group program designed specifically for adult survivors of neglect, physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse.
National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse a non profit 501(c)3 child abuse trauma prevention, intervention & recovery We have a single purpose at NAASCA, to address issues related to childhood abuse and trauma including sexual assault, violent or physical abuse, emotional traumas and neglect.. and we do so from two specific perspectives: 1) educating the public, especially as.