Child Victims with Disabilities: Resource Guide

The Northeast Regional Children’s Advocacy Center (NRCAC) has published a comprehensive resource guide for child victims with disabilities, providing crucial insights into the increased vulnerability of children with disabilities to various forms of abuse1. The guide highlights the alarming statistics that children with disabilities face a significantly higher risk of violence, including physical and sexual abuse, compared to their non-disabled peers2. It also outlines best practices for forensic interviewing of child victims with disabilities, emphasizing the importance of understanding each child’s unique communication methods and avoiding assumptions based on disability. The guide serves as an essential tool for professionals working in the field, offering strategies to ensure that children with disabilities receive the support and justice they deserve.

Child Victims with Disabilities: Resource Guide
File Type: pdf
Categories: Special Topics
Tags: Guide
Author: Northeast Regional Children's Advocacy Center
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