LATCHKEY CHILDREN

Children who have no adult supervision outside of school hours until a parent or caretaker arrives.

LATCHKEY CHILDREN: "In larger, metropolitan areas there are a high number of latchkey children."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LATCHKEY CHILDREN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/latchkey-children/ (accessed March 31, 2020).
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