Prologue: Understanding Children Who Have Been Affected by Maltreatment and Prenatal Alcohol Exposure This prologue introduces an important topic for multiple disciplines involved with children and their families. This introduction includes a review of some of the current literature on the effects of maltreatment and prenatal alcohol exposure on child development, an explanation of why this topic is essential learning for communication professionals, ... Clinical Forum
Clinical Forum  |   April 01, 2007
Prologue: Understanding Children Who Have Been Affected by Maltreatment and Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Yvette D. Hyter
    Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo
  • Contact author: Yvette D. Hyter, PhD, CCC-SLP, Speech Pathology & Audiology, Western Michigan University, 1903 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5355. E-mail: yvette.hyter@wmich.edu
Article Information
Special Populations / Genetic & Congenital Disorders / Clinical Forum
Clinical Forum   |   April 01, 2007
Prologue: Understanding Children Who Have Been Affected by Maltreatment and Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 2007, Vol. 38, 93-98. doi:10.1044/0161-1461(2007/009)
History: Received August 22, 2006 , Accepted November 27, 2006
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 2007, Vol. 38, 93-98. doi:10.1044/0161-1461(2007/009)
History: Received August 22, 2006; Accepted November 27, 2006
Web of Science® Times Cited: 3

This prologue introduces an important topic for multiple disciplines involved with children and their families. This introduction includes a review of some of the current literature on the effects of maltreatment and prenatal alcohol exposure on child development, an explanation of why this topic is essential learning for communication professionals, prevalence figures for the occurrence of these effects, and a summarization of the articles that have been contributed by a cross section of researchers from various disciplines.

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