ERIC Number: ED339165
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Abuse and Neglect of Exceptional Children. Exceptional Children at Risk: CEC Mini-Library.
Warger, Cynthia L.; And Others
This booklet reviews the literature and offers practical suggestions for dealing with exceptional children who are, or are suspected of being, abused and neglected. It describes what is known about child abuse in general and then as it specifically relates to children with disabilities. It examines factors associated with abuse and outlines implications for practitioners and implications for program development and administration. It also offers strategies to assist educators in combating abuse in their schools. The booklet concludes with a list of 85 references and 40 resource organizations. (JDD)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention, Prevention, Program Development, School Role, Teacher Role
Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091-1589 (Stock No. P351: $8.00).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.
Note: For related documents, see EC 300 774-784.