However, they all fail to do so; Baby lamented "they are afraid of my sadness" (O'Neill, 2006, p.128). Nevertheless, Baby was correct in her assumption society feared her sadness, with teachers and social workers perpetuating the notion that she is a troubled kid, it was difficult to keep friends. This could have acted as a buffer from her home life. (Johnson, A.G. ,2008, pg8) stated that " The resulting patterns of inequality and oppression not only ruin people's lives, but also create division and resentment fed by injustice and suffering that eat away at the core of life in communities, workplaces, schools, and other social situations." Throughout the book progression of social exclusion affected Baby’s life; every step Baby makes in the right direction is thwarted by rejection.
A large proportion of these children are denied basic education and health care and are often denied the right to live in a family environment. The violence, exploitation and abuse that the-se children are subject to are reason to enough to integrate disability with all educational, health and developmental programmes as a global human rights issue. This contribution aims to identify the key issues affecting the lives of children with disabilities and to also analyse the policies and programmes in place to address those issues. The paper will also address the range of disabilities that exist and management of the same in India and other countries. Key Words: Child Disabilities; Physical and Learning Disability; Human Rights Violations; Con-vention on the Rights of Child; Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; Poverty; So-cial
For the children who are able to furnish the proof of their nationality, lack of other documents such as ration card, address proof and ironically enough ID proof becomes the administrative obstacle that almost always remains insurmountable. It only marks the beginning of a lifelong hurdle. Following are some of the gravest challenges faced by orphan children. I. Consequent challenges • Barring some exceptions where private or missionary orphanages go beyond statutory obligations to guide the child for a good part of his or her life, orphan children are taken care of only until they are 18. Once they become adults, they are on their own.
It does provide an indication of the relative importance of the different causes of childhood blindness and are subject to certain inherent biases which include limited accessibility of services because of very low socioeconomic status of parents, or because of very long distance between their residence and these schools, knowledge of the existence of blind schools, children with multiple disabilities who are not accepted in the blind schools (therefore, causes of visual loss with other disabilities tend to be under-represented) and preschool children (less than 5 years of age). Furthermore, cultural and social barriers, such as co-education, refrains parents from sending their children to these schools. (Kello AB et al 2003). Another limitations is that children in schools for the blind may not be representative of the blind in the whole population as it’s believed that in most developing countries only about 10 % of the children are in blind schools. (Kello AB et al 2003).
In addition, they may not develop good social skills and are much more likely to suffer from depression, alcohol and drug addictions and identity difficulties and become juvenile delinquents. The most common reason why children are forced to work is because of poverty. According to Edmonds, E. and Pavnick, N. (2005), ILO’s Statistical Information and Monitoring Program on Child Labor, 211 million children or 18% of children from 5-14 years old are working, 60% of them live in Asia. Poor children and their families may rely upon child labor in order to improve their chances of attaining basic necessities. More than one-fourth of the world’s people live in extreme poverty, according to 2005 U.N statistics.
Parents, particularly mothers, were often blamed for their children’s behavior, which included rigid rituals, speech difficulty and self-isolation. It tells people that autism is caused by the coldness of the mothers in their autistic children. In these given theories, it is clear that people never really understand the emotions and experiences of the primary caregivers. The primary caregivers are often blamed and accused to be at fault. We came up to a topic that unfolds the experiences and emotions of the primary caregivers to enlighten people about them.
in rented house face many problems and it is difficult for them to search a rented house, they are forced to leave the rented house at least once in 6 months. There is lack of family support also; the parents of special children are ignored from all family functions because the family members themselves is not ready to accept the child as it is, and start annoying the parents of special children ‘why’ did you bring the child to the function and they never accept the child. 4.4. Stress: The parents of special children experience more stress than parents of normal child because each and every moment the special child should be taken care and monitored carefully as the special child is not physically strong and their motor activities are not as
With the aforementioned, the children’s psychological well-being are greatly affected may it be physically, mentally, socially, emotionally, and spiritually (Orphans in the Philippines, 2016). While many orphanages and private institutions render service to the orphaned children, they are not simply enough to the massive needs and increasing number of orphans in the country. This is blatantly evident as the Philippine government has not created any specific laws about the orphans;
The parents were either deceased and the relatives were not capable of fostering the child or the parents were inadequate of taking care of a child. However, most of the children placed in the orphan asylums had at least one parent living, but that one parent was not responsible enough to care for the child. The orphan asylums were also known as orphanages. In the orphanages the children were provided with care, safety and education. They helped place children with families for adoption.
Webb 82. Child abuse is a physical, emotional, psychological or sexual mistreatment and neglect. Child abuse can happen in schools, communities, homes and any place the child may interact with. Many law have been put to face child abuse and its dangerous effect. Child neglect is the failure of the child parent, or any other person who is with responsibility to take care of him, to provide him needed food, clothing, medical care, safety, it is a lack of attention from the child parents, relatives or teachers.