Saving Children at Risk: Poverty and Disabilities

Saving Children at Risk: Poverty and Disabilities

by Travis Thompson
     
 

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Homelessness, inadequate prenatal health care, neglect and abuse of infants and children, drug misuse and teenage runaways - these are all too common problems today. But how do these conditions affect children? Does a relationship exist between poverty and children with developmental disabilities?

This volume not only answers these questions but explores the

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Homelessness, inadequate prenatal health care, neglect and abuse of infants and children, drug misuse and teenage runaways - these are all too common problems today. But how do these conditions affect children? Does a relationship exist between poverty and children with developmental disabilities?

This volume not only answers these questions but explores the major issues involved in the prevention and intervention of children's disabilities. Topics addressed include how to assess children at risk, techniques for early education intervention, education of children with Down's Syndrome and the adoption of children with disabilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803939684
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/29/1991
Series:
SAGE Focus Editions Series, #131
Pages:
208

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