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Abuse, Adoption, and Attention Deficit Disorder

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dc.contributor.author Margaret, Brinig
dc.date.accessioned 2013-09-19T18:27:42Z
dc.date.available 2013-09-19T18:27:42Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/Delivery.cfm/SSRN_ID2128575_code1212987.pdf?abstractid=2128575&mirid=1
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10673/28
dc.description This piece discusses how adoption is affected by abuse of disabled children, particularly those who suffer from Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Children who have attention difficulties are more apt to be abused by their parents than are those who do not. Unfortunately, the problems that plague these children do not end when they are removed from their parents. They are more likely to be hard to place in permanent homes than children without disabilities, and may only leave foster care as they age out, or become emancipated. Further, even if they are adopted, the adoptions may be disrupted at a higher rate than those of children without such difficulties. Finally, even when the adoptions remain intact, the children may not turn out as well as adopted children without known problems. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Notre Dame Legal Studies en_US
dc.subject Attention deficit disorder en_US
dc.subject Child abuse en_US
dc.subject Effects -- Adverse childhood en_US
dc.subject Foster Care en_US
dc.subject Foster children en_US
dc.subject adoption en_US
dc.title Abuse, Adoption, and Attention Deficit Disorder en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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