Signs of Possible Neglect

Signs of Possible Neglect

  • abandonment by parent or caretaker
  • unattended medical needs
  • consistent lack of supervision
  • consistent hunger, inappropriate dress, poor hygiene, lice, distended stomach
  • poor social skills
  • indiscriminate with affection
  • pale, listless, begs or steals food, frequently absent from school
  • falls asleep in class, regularly displays fatigue
  • self-destructive