ERIC Number: EJ467033
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Communicative Disorders as a Risk Factor in Abuse.
Knutson, John F.; Sullivan, Patricia M.
Topics in Language Disorders, v13 n4 p1-14 Aug 1993
This paper reviews literature and research on communication handicaps as risk factors in child maltreatment, focusing on such factors as ethnic group membership, type of maltreatment, severity of physical or sexual abuse, duration of maltreatment, sex of victim, and location of maltreatment. Implications for professionals working with children with communication disorders are discussed. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Child Abuse: Cognitive, Linguistic, and Developmental Considerations.