Physical harm and family composition: Maltreated children with developmental delay

Authors: 

Brown, Ivan
Schormans, Ann Fudge

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Year of Publication: 
2004
Source: 
CECW Information Sheet #11E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.
Abstract: 

Children with developmental delay are more likely to experience maltreatment than  children who do not have delay. Whether or not children have developmental delay, though, maltreatment is most likely to occur in the family home and the perpetrators are most commonly the children’s caregivers, especially biological parents.

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Information sheet
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