Oxana Malaya Negligence Case Study

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A feral child is a human that has lived without love and support from their parents, also they have lived far away from human contact since they were little. Oxana Malaya was cared by wild dogs at the age of 3 because of her parents’ negligence. Subsequently, she learned to walk on all fours, growled, bark, and sniffed at her food before she ate it. She was found 5 years later, and she could hardly speak. There are many effects of the negligence towards these children, for example Oxana, looked much older than what she really was. Oxana was eventually transferred to a foster home for mentally disabled children, there she underwent years of specialized therapy. Subsequently, she learned to speak fluently. But, sadly she reaming cognitive impaired.

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