Special Children, Special Risks: The Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Special Children, Special Risks

The Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities, 1st Edition

Edited by James Garbarino


322 pages

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How does one investigate a child maltreatment case when the victim is blind, mute, deaf, mentally retarded, or confined to an institution? Special Children, Special Risks presents analysis, recommendations, and related research from social work, psychology, psychiatry, medicine, and education essential for establishing and maintaining safe environments for handicapped children.This book brings together a diverse group of experts to pool their knowledge and share their concerns about the risks of abuse faced by handicapped children. The contributors' perspectives come from the fields of medicine, social work, developmental psychology, psychiatry, clinical psychology, education, child welfare, law, public policy, and journalism.

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Modern Applications of Social Work Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / People with Disabilities