ERIC Number: EJ343963
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Interaction between Mothers and Infants with Down Syndrome: Infant Characteristics.
Richard, Nancy B.
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, v6 n3 p54-71 Fall 1986
Research on characteristics of Down Syndrome infants affecting the interaction between mother and child is reviewed. Differences in the development of the social communication behaviors of state control (sleep and awake); gaze patterns; coordination of gesture, gaze, and vocalization; and frequency of vocalization have implications for parental and professional in early intervention. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Infant Development: Special Needs.