Posts Tagged ‘neglect’

Signs of Child Abuse or Neglect

Child abuse or child maltreatment is physical, sexual, and/or psychological maltreatment or neglect of a child or children, especially by a parent or a caregiver. Child abuse may include any act or failure to act by a parent or a caregiver that results in actual or potential harm to a child, and can occur in…

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Figuring Out and Recognizing Child Abuse

There are several signs that could indicate a child has been or is being abused or neglected. This information will help you to recognize what to look for to select up symptoms of abuse in your child with a disability, especially children with communication difficulties. Abuse can involve one or all: Physical abuse Physical abuse…

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Children and Families at Risk

To enable them to achieve their full potential all children need a nurturing and supportive family and community. For vulnerable children who are exposed to neglect and child abuse, we need to ensure they are supported and protected so they can have the best chance in life. Some children are at a higher risk of…

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