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American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect and Committee on Children with Disabilities. Assessment of maltreatment of children with disabilities. Pediatrics 2001; 108(2):508-512.
The policy statement was been revised.

American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Child Abuse and Neglect. Developmental disabilities and child abuse. In Jones J, ed. A Guide to References and Resources in Child Abuse and Neglect. Elk Grove, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 1998: 40-45.

American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Children With Disabilities. Counseling families who choose complementary and alternative medicine for their child with chronic illness or disability. Pediatrics 2001; 107(3):598-601. .

Ammerman RT. Attention to the issues surrounding abuse and neglect of children with disabilities. Child Abuse & Neglect 1998; 22(7):661-662.

Botash AS, Babuts D, Mitchell N, O'Hara M, Lynch L, Manuel J. Evaluations of children who have disclosed sexual abuse via facilitated communication. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 1994;148(12):1282-1287.

Disability & Abuse Project.

Elvik SL, Berkowitz CD, Nicholas E, Lipman JL, Inkelis SH. Sexual abuse in the developmentally disabled: Dilemmas of diagnosis. Child Abuse and Neglect 1990; 14:497-502.

Goldson E. Children with disabilities and child maltreatment. Child Abuse and Neglect 1998; 22(7):663-667.

Prevent Child Abuse America. Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities (Fact sheet). (PDF).

Sullivan PM, Knutson JF. The prevalence of disabilities and maltreatment among runaway children. Child Abuse and Neglect 2000;24(10):1275-1288.

Sullivan PM, Knutson JF. Maltreatment and disabilities: A population-based epidemiological study. Child Abuse and Neglect 2000; 24(10):1257-1273.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Child Welfare Information Gateway, The Risk and Prevention of Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities .

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