Joseph Lord http://wkyufm.org en Kentucky Children Rank High in Number of Negative Experiences Early in Life http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-children-rank-high-number-negative-experiences-early-life <p>A report says Kentucky has among the highest percentages of children who have had three or more adverse experiences in their homes.</p><p>Those experiences include divorce, an incarcerated parent or substance abuse in their homes. And research suggests that those experiences can negatively affect children for years.</p><p>The Kids Count: First Eight Years report released Monday says 10 percent of Kentucky kids have experienced three or more of those factors.</p><p>That’s ties Montana for the highest percentage in the U.S. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 15:43:47 +0000 Joseph Lord 39378 at http://wkyufm.org