The Nature, Extent and Causes of Abuse of Children with Disabilities in Schools in Botswana

  title={The Nature, Extent and Causes of Abuse of Children with Disabilities in Schools in Botswana},
  author={A. Shumba and O. Abosi},
  journal={International Journal of Disability, Development and Education},
  pages={373 - 388}
  • A. Shumba, O. Abosi
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
Studies show that the exact number of children with disabilities in Botswana is unknown. A study on child abuse sought to determine: the forms of child abuse perpetrated on children with disabilities; the extent of child abuse; and the causes of child abuse of children with disabilities. A questionnaire on child abuse was adapted and used to collect data in this study. Participants comprised a sample of 31 pupils with disabilities (15 children with vision impairment and 16 children with hearing… Expand
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