Signs of Abuse in Children

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As parents, carers and educators, we have the responsibility of looking out for children in our care as they are considered vulnerable. This is especially true for children with disabilities who are considered more at risk due to their inability to fully express what they may be feeling or experiencing. Below is a guide and some signs that could serve as early warning signals that a child might be experiencing abuse. These are not sole indicators and should be considered together with every child’s circumstance.

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