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Selected Articles

On the Resources section of the Website, 92 articles have been selected that can be useful for research or developing further information on the issues. From those selected articles the Project Team chose some* (22) of them across a variety of areas and disability groups that can be fully downloaded and made available for training or research purposes to individuals. This Full Access is only available with LOGON as they are copyrighted.


Anderson, J. & Heath R. T. (2006). Forensic Interviews of Children Who Have Developmental Disabilities. Part 1, Part 2. Update. American Prosecutors Research Institute, 19(1); 19(2).

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Alriksson-Schmidt, A. I., Armour, B. S., & Thibadeau, J. K. (2010). Are Adolescent Girls with a Physical Disability at Increased Risk for Sexual Violence?

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Blake, J. J., Lund, E. M., Qiong, Z., Oi-man, K., & Benz, M. R. (2012). National Prevalence Rates of Bully Victimization Among Students With Disabilities in the United States. School Psychology Quarterly, 27(4), 210-222.

disabilities   bullying   

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Brown, D.A., Lamb, M. E., Lewis, C. N., & Stephens, E. (2012).The influences of delay and severity of intellectual disability on event memory in children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80(5), 829-841.

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Council for Exceptional Children. (2010). "Council for Exceptional Children’s Policy on Physical Restraint and Seclusion in School Settings", Teaching Exceptional Children, 42(5), 24-25.

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Ericson, K., Perlman, N. & Isaacs, B. (1994). Witness competency, communication issues and people with developmental disabilities. Developmental Disabilities Bulletin, 22(2), 101-109.

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Hershkowitz, I., Lamb, M. E., & Horowitz, D. (2007). Victimization of children with disabilities. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 77(4), 629-635.

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American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect and Council on Children with Disabilities. Hibbard, R. A. & Desch, L.W. (2007) Clinical Report: Maltreatment of Children with Disabilities, Pediatrics, Update 119(5) pp. 1018-1025.

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Hollomotz, A. (2009). Beyond ‘Vulnerability’: An ecological model approach to conceptualizing risk of sexual violence against people with learning difficulties. British Journal of Social Work, 39(1), 99-112. 

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Huer, M.B., & Yaniv, K. (2006). Access to justice: An SLP’s guide to helping persons with complex communication needs voice their case. The ASHA Leader, 11(17), 6-7, 28-29  

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Jones, L., Cross, T., Walsh, W., Simone, M. (2007). Do children’s advocacy centers improve families’ experiences of child sexual abuse investigations? Child Abuse and Neglect, 31(10), 1069-1085.

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Katz, C., Hershkowitz, I., Malloy, L. C., Lamb, M. E., Atabaki, A., & Spindler, S. (2012). Non-verbal behavior of children who disclose or do not disclose child abuse in investigative interviews. Child Abuse & Neglect, 36(1), 12-20. 

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Kendall-Tackett, K., Lyon, T., Taliaferro, G., & Little, L. (2005). Why child maltreatment researchers should include children’s disability status in their maltreatment studies. Child Abuse and Neglect The International Journal, 29(2), 147-151.

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Leeb, R. T., Bitsko, R. H., Merrick, M. T., & Armour, B. S. (2012). Does Childhood Disability Increase Risk for Child Abuse and Neglect? Journal Of Mental Health Research In Intellectual Disabilities, 5(1), 4-31.

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Manders, J.E., Stoneman, Z. (2009). Children with disabilities in the child protective services system: An analog study of investigation and case management. Child Abuse and Neglect, 30(4), 229-237. 

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Martin, S.L. et. al. (2006). Physical and Sexual Assault of Women with Disabilities. Violence Against Women, 12, pp. 823-837.

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Nathanson, R. & Platt, M. (2005). Attorneys’ perceptions of child witnesses with mental retardation. Journal of Psychiatry & Law, 23(1) , 5-42. 

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Oosterhoorn, R., & Kendrick, A. (2001). No sign of harm: Issues for disabled children communicating about abuse. Child Abuse Review, 10(4), 243-253.

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Russell, A. (2004). Forensic Interview Room Set-Up. Half A Nation, State & National Finding Words Courses Newsletter, Fall, pgs 1-4. 

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Tiapula, S. (2005). Learning to Read the Signs: Prosecution Strategies for Child Abuse Cases with Deaf Victims and Witnesses. Update. American Prosecutors Research Institute. 18(5). 

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Warfield, J. L. (2006). Silent Voices: Preparing Deaf Children for Court. Update, American Prosecutors Research Institute, 19(10). 

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Young, L. T., Riggs, M., & Robinson, J. L. (2011). Childhood sexual abuse severity reconsidered: A factor structure of CSA characteristics. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 20(4), 373-395. 

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