Child

(redirected from child neglect)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Child

For tax purposes, the term child includes the taxpayer's son, duaghter, stepchild, eligible foster child, or a descedant of any of them, or an adopted child. It also includes the taxpayer's brother, sister, half brother, half sister, stepbrother, stepsister, or a descendant of any of them.
References in periodicals archive ?
WHAT TO WATCH FOR News COMMON signs and symptoms of child neglect: | |Poor appearance and hygiene, they may be smelly or have unwashed clothes.
Child neglect was mentioned in more than a quarter of UK calls made to the NSPCC Helpline over the last year.
But the charity warned the full scale of the problem could be "much greater" and urged the Government to commission a national study to measure the extent of child neglect and abuse in the UK.
The results suggested substantial decrease in child neglect cases is concentrated among toddlers and school-age children, but changes in the minimum wage had little impact on reports of neglect of teenagers.
(2.) Child Neglect: A Guide for Prevention, Assessment and Intervention, Administration for Children and Families, 2006
Action for Children, which was founded as 'The Children's Home' by Methodist Minister Rev Thomas Bowman Stephenson in 1869, is calling for a national strategy on child neglect that includes a public awareness campaign containing clear, concise information about where children and adults can seek advice and report their fears.
At present, the criminal definition of child neglect covers physical harm only.
Essa versao do Child Neglect Index mostrou-se adequada a seus objetivos, com adequados indicadores psicometricos, como apontaram Nolin e Turgeon (2004), Strauss e Kantor (2005), alem de Sullivan (2000).
In particular, we need to recognize child neglect as an urgent public health issue.
Cops at Al Qusais police station track child neglect case of an Emirati for four years.
WHAT is child neglect? Most of us would have images of emaciated youngsters, starved of food and drink, lying in a locked room in soiled and dirty clothes.
Child Neglect and Behavioural Parent Education: Research and Practice

Full browser ?