There is a large amount of neglect going on, which is where our teachers step in. They see children come to school dirty, etc. They may have them take showers, give clean clothing. They see kids very hungry who didn’t eat. They might come to school and fall asleep because stayed up all night waiting for mom or dad to come home…"
Marilyn K. Mungerson, Assistant County Attorney, El Paso County
This section of the website provides information about addressing abuse and neglect for people who are engaged in the day-to-day lives of children with disabilities – teachers and teacher aids; speech, occupational, physical and mental health therapists; early childhood intervention staff; and others.