ERIC Number: EJ345547
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Neglected and Abused Children of Mentally Retarded Parents.
Seagull, Elizabeth A. W.; Scheurer, Susan L.
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v10 n4 p493-500 1986
Follow-up of 64 neglected and abused children, seen one to seven years earlier, with mentally retarded parent revealed that six children had been relinquished voluntarily for adoption; that courts had terminated parental rights for 34 children; and that nine had been placed in foster care. Cognitive limitations prevented parents from utilizing services to help them care for their children. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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