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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Mulvihill, Beverly A.; Shearer, Darlene; Van Horn, M. Lee – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2002
Survey investigated center- and home-based child caregivers' perceptions of inclusion-related needs and barriers, participation in disability-related training, and current experience working with children with disabilities. Responses indicated that program and provider characteristics are related to participation in disability-related training and…
Descriptors: Age Groups, Caregiver Attitudes, Caregiver Training, Child Care
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Redden, Sandra Cluett; Mulvihill, Beverly A.; Wallander, Jan; Hovinga, Mary A. – Developmental Review, 2000
Reviews and discusses definitions of risk for disabilities and methods for predicting risk. Maintains that longitudinal and other types of studies have been used to resolve the difficulties in defining, identifying, and prioritizing at-risk children. Discusses the use of developmental epidemiological methods as an effective way to identify…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Cohort Analysis, Cross Sectional Studies, Definitions
Cluett, Sandra E.; Mulvihill, Beverly A. – 1997
This final report describes major activities and outcomes of a one-year project in Birmingham, Alabama, which attempted to utilize quantitative record linkage methodology and a qualitative family interview to increase the available information regarding risk factors associated with special education placement for young children. The project…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Early Identification
Mulvihill, Beverly A.; Owen, Margaret Tresch – 1991
This study investigated the relations between different measurements of 33 4-year-olds' compliance and self-control and the relation between the children's cognitive ability and compliance and self-control. The four compliance ratings involved the child's behavior with mother and father in separate puzzle tasks, free play in the child care…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Compliance (Psychology), Context Effect, Parent Child Relationship
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Owen, Margaret Tresch; Mulvihill, Beverly A. – Family Relations, 1994
Evaluated Parents as Teachers (PAT), parent education and support program. Assessed outcomes for parents, and for children at ages one, two, and three years. PAT homes (n=59) were more responsive and stimulating for children, and PAT parents perceived greater support from their communities than did comparison parents, but children's abilities were…
Descriptors: Middle Class, Parent Education, Parents, Parents as Teachers