Abuse and Young Children With Disabilities: A Review of the Literature

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Abstract

Legislation in the United States, such as the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act and the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act, mandates service system collaboration to meet the complex needs of young children with disabilities who have experienced abuse. This literature review examines extant literature related to young children with disabilities who have experienced abuse. Gaps in the literature are identified and future directions are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-17
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Early Intervention
Volume39
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2017

Keywords

  • Part C services
  • child abuse
  • components of practice
  • disabilities and developmental delays
  • infants and toddlers
  • young children

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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