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Facts on Traumatic Stress and Children with Developmental Disabilities

NCTSN Resource

Resource Description

Provides background on developmental disabilities, statistical information regarding the incidence of trauma for this population, special characteristics of the population that may influence the incidence of trauma, possible reasons for a higher incidence of mental illness for clients with developmental disabilities, suggestions for modifying evaluation and therapy to meet the needs of this population, and suggestions for therapy.

Published in 2004