Dating for parents of disabled children
The video is part of a collaboration between CDC and Medscape, designed to deliver CDC guidance directly to healthcare professionals.
Nearly all victims of AHT suffer serious, long-term health consequences such as vision problems, developmental delays, physical disabilities, and hearing loss.The caregiver then shakes the child and/or hits or slams the child’s head into something in an effort to stop the crying.Crying—including long bouts of inconsolable crying—is normal behavior in infants.AHT is most common in children under age five, with children under one year of age at most risk.It is caused by violent shaking and/or with blunt impact.Some of the signs of abuse taking place are unexplained injuries, sudden decrease of financial resources, and sudden changes in mood or behavior.
Further explanation can be found on the Risk Factors and Indicators page..
Adult abuse is the mistreatment of an impaired adult, age 18 or over, who may be dependent on someone else for basic needs.
Further explanation can be found on the page Definitions of Adult Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation.
It provides a definition of abusive head trauma and presents recommended data elements for use by individuals and organizations.
The document is designed to aid in the collection of surveillance data and is intended to promote and improve consistency of abusive head trauma surveillance for public health purposes. Shaken Baby Syndrome: Making the Diagnosis (Video) Video provides expert commentary on shaken baby syndrome, the diagnostic indicators used to identify infants who have been shaken, and ways to prevent this tragic form of child abuse.
The guide offers information on building a framework for prevention, getting the message out, building partnerships, and impacting policy.