ERIC Number: EJ465486
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Parental Interactions with Children with and without Mental Retardation: Behavior Management, Coerciveness, and Positive Exchange.
Floyd, Frank J.; Phillippe, Kent A.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v97 n6 p673-84 May 1993
Comparison of in-home interactions of mothers and fathers with their school-age children found that parents in 53 families having children with mental retardation were more controlling and less playful with their child than were parents of nonretarded children but they did effectively employ behavior management practices without resorting to coercive control strategies. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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