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At Risk Persons

Scope Note: 
Individuals or groups identified as possibly having or potentially developing a problem (physical, mental, educational, etc.) requiring further evaluation and/or intervention (Note: If possible, use the more specific term "At Risk Students")
Category: Individual Development and Characteristics
Broader Terms
Population Groups
Narrower Terms
At Risk Students
Use this term instead of
High Risk Persons (1982 1990)
Risk Populations
Related Terms
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Developmental Delays
Disability Identification
Early Intervention
Risk Assessment
Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Added to ERIC: 4/2/1990