ERIC Number: EJ421409
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Physical Abuse: Are Children with Disabilities at Greater Risk?
Zirpoli, Thomas J.
Intervention in School and Clinic, v26 n1 p6-11 Sep 1990
This article examines child abuse and neglect in terms of the potential proportional threat to children with disabilities. Characteristic traits of abusers and victims, environmental and sociocultural factors, and the history of maltreatment of the disabled are discussed. Recommendations for practitioners and a list of child abuse organizations conclude the paper. (PB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
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