Research Article: James Madison University: Risk of Maltreatment for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
According to Child Maltreatment 2009 (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2010), 11 percent of identified child maltreatment victims had a known disability. This research article, a part of the Virginia Child Protection Newsletter, discusses the prevalence of maltreatment for children on the autism spectrum; specific risks; prevention and intervention techniques; and why ASD may increase risk for maltreatment.
Note: The article can be found on pages 1-11.
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