Services to Children and Youth with Disabilities
Resources and information about children with disabilities in the child welfare system and links to national disability resources. Includes information about specific disabilities, implications for parenting, and supportive services.
- Children and youth with disabilities in the child welfare system
- Specific disabilities or conditions
|Series Title:||Related Organizations Lists|
|Author(s):||Child Welfare Information Gateway.
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|Year Published:||2014 - 7 pages|
|This directory lists organizations that maintain information about resources for parents and caregivers on children with disabilities/special needs. The groups provide direct service or referrals for technical assistance, professional training, respite care, educational issues, and advocacy. E-mail and Web address are provided when available.|
Early Identification of Developmental Disabilities: Practical Tools For Professionals [Webinar]
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2013)
Describes programs and materials available from the CDC that can assist child welfare directors and providers with the identification of and referrals for children with developmental disabilities. It focuses on children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders or autism spectrum disorders and highlights the CDC's Learn the Signs Act Early program.
|The Risk and Prevention of Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities|
|Series Title:||Bulletins for Professionals|
|Author(s):||Child Welfare Information Gateway
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|Year Published:||2012 - 20 pages|
|Describes child abuse and neglect of children with disabilities in terms of the scope of the problem, risk factors, and strategies for prevention. The background section looks at statistics and research and highlights what might be happening with families that come into the child welfare system. The second section offers tips to identify and assess abuse and neglect in children with disabilities, respond collaboratively, and locate training resources.|