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Bush, Hillary H.; Cohen, Shana R.; Eisenhower, Abbey S.; Blacher, Jan – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Among typically developing children, many characteristics have been associated with parents' expectations for their children's adjustment to school and academic progress. Despite the history of increased parental involvement in the education of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) relative to parents of children without ASD, there is…
Descriptors: Parents, Expectation, Young Children, Autism
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Longo, Francesca; McPherran Lombardi, Caitlin; Dearing, Eric – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Family processes and parenting practices help explain developmental differences between children in low- versus higher-income households. There are, however, few studies addressing the question of: what are the key family processes and parenting practices for promoting low-income children's growth? We address this question in the present study,…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Low Income Groups, Academic Achievement
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D'Amico, Antonella; Guastaferro, Teresa – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to analyse adjustment problems in a group of adolescents with a Specific Learning Disorder (SLD), examining to what extent they depend on the severity level of the learning disorder and/or on the individual's level of emotional intelligence. Adjustment problems,, perceived severity levels of SLD, and emotional and…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Multiple Intelligences, Learning Disabilities, Adolescents
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Miller, Shauna; Smith-Bonahue, Tina; Kemple, Kristen – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2017
Challenging behavior in preschool can lead to harmful outcomes for some children. While interventions have been shown to be effective in reducing or eliminating challenging behavior, evidence suggests that young children with challenging behavior are under-identified for services, increasing their risk for expulsion from early childhood programs.…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Behavior Problems, Organizational Climate
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Kopelman-Rubin, Daphne; Klomek, Anat Brunstein; Al-Yagon, Michal; Mufson, Laura; Apter, Alan; Mikulincer, Mario – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2017
This study examined the contribution of executive functioning (EF) to improvements in psychiatric symptomatology following I Can Succeed (ICS; Kopelman-Rubin, 2012) psychotherapy, a skill-enhancement intervention designed to target EF and socio-emotional aspects of specific learning disabilities (SLD). Forty adolescents with SLD underwent ICS in…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Psychopathology, Psychotherapy, Adolescents
Tipton, Leigh Ann; Blacher, Jan B.; Eisenhower, Abbey S. – Remedial and Special Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to identify how parents' use of language and literacy strategies during an adapted shared book reading activity relate to social, behavioral, and cognitive skills for their children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Participants were 111 young children (ages 4-7 years) with ASD and their mothers. A factor analysis…
Descriptors: Young Children, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Parent Child Relationship
Berkovits, Lauren; Eisenhower, Abbey; Blacher, Jan – Grantee Submission, 2017
There has been little research connecting underlying emotion processes (e.g., emotion regulation) to frequent behavior problems in young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This study examined the stability of emotion regulation and its relationship with other aspects of child functioning. Participants included 108 children with ASD,…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Emotional Development, Behavior Problems, Young Children
Smith, Stephen W.; Daunic, Ann P.; Algina, James; Pitts, Donna L.; Merrill, Kristen L.; Cumming, Michelle M.; Allen, Courtney – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2017
Maladaptive adolescent behavior patterns often create escalating conflict with adults and peers, leading to poor long-term social trajectories. To address this, school-based behavior management often consists of contingent reinforcement for appropriate behavior, behavior reduction procedures, and placement in self-contained or alternative…
Descriptors: Self Control, Student Behavior, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Hershberger, Mary A.; Jones, Martin H. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
Youth who experienced abuse may have significant differences from non-abused youth in social and academic development. Often research including abused adolescents focuses on youth in foster care, which limits the ability to generalize findings outside the foster care population. The current study compared social development and educational…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Abuse, Youth, Social Development
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Zimmerman, Marc A.; Eisman, Andria B.; Reischl, Thomas M.; Morrel-Samuels, Susan; Stoddard, Sarah; Miller, Alison L.; Hutchison, Pete; Franzen, Susan; Rupp, Laney – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
We report on an effectiveness evaluation of the Youth Empowerment Solutions (YES) program. YES applies empowerment theory to an after-school program for middle school students. YES is an active learning curriculum designed to help youth gain confidence in themselves, think critically about their community, and work with adults to create positive…
Descriptors: Empowerment, After School Programs, Middle School Students, Pretests Posttests
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Garthe, Rachel C.; Sullivan, Terri N.; Kliewer, Wendy – Youth & Society, 2018
The current study examined prospective associations between maternal solicitation and acceptance, adolescent self-disclosure, and adolescent externalizing behaviors. Participants included 357 urban adolescents (46% male; 92% African American) and their maternal caregivers. Participants provided data annually (three waves across 2-year time frame).…
Descriptors: Correlation, Mothers, Adolescents, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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Lansford, Jennifer E.; Godwin, Jennifer; Al-Hassan, Suha M.; Bacchini, Dario; Bornstein, Marc H.; Chang, Lei; Chen, Bin-Bin; Deater-Deckard, Kirby; Di Giunta, Laura; Dodge, Kenneth A.; Malone, Patrick S.; Oburu, Paul; Pastorelli, Concetta; Skinner, Ann T.; Sorbring, Emma; Steinberg, Laurence; Tapanya, Sombat; Alampay, Liane Peña; Uribe Tirado, Liliana Maria; Zelli, Arnaldo – Developmental Psychology, 2018
To examine whether the cultural normativeness of parents' beliefs and behaviors moderates the links between those beliefs and behaviors and youths' adjustment, mothers, fathers, and children (N = 1,298 families) from 12 cultural groups in 9 countries (China, Colombia, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Philippines, Sweden, Thailand, and the United States) were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Rearing, Adjustment (to Environment), Cross Cultural Studies
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Laible, Deborah; Carlo, Gustavo; Davis, Alexandra N.; Karahuta, Erin – Developmental Psychology, 2016
Longitudinal links between early childhood temperament, maternal sensitivity, and adolescents' adjustment have been proposed and found in several longitudinal studies, but the mechanisms of influence have not been explored. The authors examined the paths from maternal sensitivity and temperament in early childhood to adolescents' prosocial,…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Prosocial Behavior, Antisocial Behavior, Delinquency
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Al-Hendawi, Maha; Keller, Clayton; Cloninger, Lea – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2016
The Child Behavior Checklist for children 6 to 18 (CBCL/6-18) is a widely used, standardized parent rating scale. However, few studies have tested the psychometric properties of this instrument in the Arab world despite the great need for such instruments to support the identification and education of children with emotional, behavioral, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Check Lists, Child Behavior, Psychometrics
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Owens, Jayanti – Sociology of Education, 2016
Why do men in the United States today complete less schooling than women? One reason may be gender differences in early self-regulation and prosocial behaviors. Scholars have found that boys' early behavioral disadvantage predicts their lower average academic achievement during elementary school. In this study, I examine longer-term effects: Do…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Behavior Problems, Gender Differences, Predictor Variables
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