ERIC Number: ED470909
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Child Maltreatment: Effects on Development and Learning.
The number of young children who have suffered from maltreatment has risen in recent years. This paper describes the negative neurological, psychological, and cognitive effects from this maltreatment. Interventions that can prevent abuse and neglect and promote resilience in the child victims are examined and discussed. The paper concludes by calling for concerned citizens to advocate for preventive efforts that promote resilience in child victims. (Contains 27 references.) (Author/HTH)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Neglect, Emotional Problems, Learning Problems, Neurological Impairments, Resilience (Personality), Young Children
For full text: http://ericeece.org/pubs/books/katzsym/lowenthal.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Issues in Early Childhood Education: Curriculum, Teacher Education, & Dissemination of Information. Proceedings of the Lilian Katz Symposium (Champaign, IL, November 5-7, 2000); see PS 030 740.