Abstract

This paper addresses the scope, nature and incidence of sexual abuse of deaf children and the behavioral/emotional characteristics of sexually abused children and adolescents. The authors also address issues in the prevention, intervention and reporting of abuse. Specific resources which can be contacted for assistance, consultation or diagnostic treatment services for suspected or identified victims of child sexual abuse are described.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1543-0375
Print ISSN
0002-726X
Pages
pp. 256-262
Launched on MUSE
2013-04-22
Open Access
No
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