ERIC Number: ED310588
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Apr-6
Abuse and Neglect of Handicapped Children: Identification and Intervention by School Personnel.
Schulmeyer, Cynthia A.; And Others
This paper provides an introduction to the nature and extent of the various forms of child abuse, including physical injury, neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional maltreatment. It identifies the behavioral, emotional, and physical characteristics of abuse and neglect, as manifested within the school setting; lists factors that pose a risk for physical abuse; describes characteristics of handicapped children and characteristics of families with handicapped children; and briefly reviews the role of schools in child abuse prevention/intervention. (JDD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (67th, San Francicso, CA, April 3-7, 1989). Chart 1 contains small print.