The economic costs of childhood disability.

  title={The economic costs of childhood disability.},
  author={Mark Stabile and Sara Allin},
  journal={The Future of children},
  volume={22 1},
Childhood disabilities entail a range of immediate and long-term economic costs that have important implications for the well-being of the child, the family, and society but that are difficult to measure. In an extensive research review, Mark Stabile and Sara Allin examine evidence about three kinds of costs-direct, out-of-pocket costs incurred as a result of the child's disability; indirect costs incurred by the family as it decides how best to cope with the disability; and long-term costs… CONTINUE READING
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