Developmental Status and Early Intervention Service Needs of Maltreated Children. Developmental Outcomes


Significant problems in the caregiving environment of infants and toddlers are evidenced in the act of maltreating children. Study findings support reason to be concerned about the developmental status of maltreated children regardless of substantiation status. Likewise, problems in the caregiving relationship with the potential to affect developmental outcomes are also indicated in the increased rate of behavioral problems reported by caregivers of young maltreated children.

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