Resources on identifying, screening, and assessing maltreatment in children with disabilities.
Assessment, Prevention, and Intervention for Abuse Among Individuals With Disabilities
Connolly, Dubard, Henderson, Mcintosh, & Wilczynski (2015)
Psychology in the Schools, 52(1)
Provides practitioners with information on current assessment, prevention, and intervention practices while offering practical ways to promote the safety of people with disabilities. The article focuses on individuals with intellectual and communication impairments.
Best Practices for Interviewing Children With Disabilities
American Bar Association, Center on Children and the Law
Identifies disability-specific approaches to interviewing children regarding maltreatment.
Child Abuse and Children With Disabilities
Teachers College, Columbia University (2016)
Provides interview strategies, training, and resources related to child abuse involving children with disabilities.
Childhood Maltreatment Among Children with Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2016)
Provides an overview of the risk factors and warning signs of child maltreatment among children with disabilities. The page includes a list of resources for parents, caregivers, and practitioners.
Recognizing Maltreatment in Children With Special Needs
Pediatric Annals, 45(8)
Identifies the risk factors for child maltreatment among children with special needs. The article provides information to help pediatricians determine which children are at risk, make the physician aware of what to assess in the office setting, and provide education to the child, family, and caregivers to prevent maltreatment.
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