Disabled children more likely to be abused: report
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Disabled children more likely to be abused: report

Sydney : Australia | Dec 03, 2012 at 7:22 PM PST
Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Children with a Disability Australia commissioned the report, which estimates that one in 65 disabled children have been abused. It found the abuse ranged from hate crimes, to violence, neglect, family abuse, and institutional abuse. Report author Dr Sally Robinson, from Southern Cross University's... FULL ARTICLE AT Australian Broadcasting Corporation
 
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