ERIC Number: EJ308301
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Perceptions of Young Children with Handicaps: A Comparison of Mothers and Program Staff.
Beckman, Paula J.
Mental Retardation, v22 n4 p176-81 Aug 1984
To assess consistency between maternal and professional assessment of child performance, 31 mothers of disabled children (6-36 months old) participating in an intervention program completed measures of infant development, behavior, and characteristics. Maternal and staff assessments were found to be highly similar. Implications for programs are discussed. (Author/JW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Administrators; Practitioners
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