Maltreatment and disabilities: a population-based epidemiological study.

@article{Sullivan2000MaltreatmentAD,
  title={Maltreatment and disabilities: a population-based epidemiological study.},
  author={P. Sullivan and J. Knutson},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={
          1257-73
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence of abuse and neglect among a population of children identified as a function of an existing disability, relate specific types of disabilities to specific types of abuse, and to determine the effect of abuse and neglect on academic achievement and attendance rates for children with and without disabilities. METHOD An electronic merger of school records with Central Registry, Foster Care Review Board, and police databases was followed by a detailed record… Expand
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