When parents send their child off to school, they expect them to be treated with dignity, respect and compassion. This is especially true when you have a child with special needs. Unfortunately, a couple in Missouri is learning that it doesn’t always work out that way.
Tag: "Child abuse"
In the July 11 issue of the online journal, The Lancet, researchers from the United Kingdom shared some very disturbing data: children who are disabled are at a significantly higher risk of being abused or neglected. They are also more likely to be exposed to violence during childhood.
A one-month-old baby is in protective custody after he was found abandoned in the middle of the street, still strapped into his infant seat.
Most parents wouldn’t even imagine swinging their babies around, but one Russian woman, Lena Fokina says that doing so is actually good for them and tries to pawn the frightening “technique” off as a form of yoga. A video of her performing the act has gone viral on the internet, and while most parents are disgusted, the trend seems to be catching on.
Alexia Aliki Bogdis, a 44-year-old special education teacher at the Roosevelt Child Development Center was entrusted with the education and special needs of some very young special needs children. But instead of nurturing those children, meeting them with patience and understanding, she allegedly met them with anger and abuse.
The recent death of little Serenity Jay Scott-Dinnington has prompted a warning from Child Matters about the risks to young children when an unrelated adult is living inside the home.
A Cincinnati daycare has been closed and it’s licence has been suspended after one of their workers duct taped a toddler to a mat at naptime.
On Wednesday night, a Facebook user called in an anonymous tip to the Arizona Child Abuse Hotline after a mother had posted a picture on Facebook of her 10-month-old and 2-year-old children bound in duct tape.
Family violence is a prominent issue in the United States according to a national survey conducted by the University of New Hampshire Crimes Against Children Research Center.
Could the recession really play a part in child abuse? According to a study recently published in the journal Pediatrics, it’s a possibility.
A California man, Sloan Briles, is being charged with child endangerment and resisting arrest after throwing his 7-year old son off of a cruise boat.
HEARTBREAKING photos have been released today of a distressed toddler who was fixed to a wall using industrial-strength duct tape.
The 22-month-old boy – his face distorted to hide his identity – was photographed crying and clearly disturbed as he is trapped against the wall of his home near Lincoln, Nebraska