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McCoy, Selina; Maître, Bertrand; Watson, Dorothy; Banks, Joanne – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
This paper draws on longitudinal data to examine the extent to which parents' educational expectations shape academic development and changes in self-concept among young people with different types of disability. The analysis is based on the "Growing Up in Ireland" longitudinal study, which tracked 7423 children between the primary to…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Shah-Wundenberg, Mihika; Wyse, Dominic; Chaplain, Roland – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2013
This paper reports research that investigated parental support for children's reading of English in an inner-city school in the developing country context of an Indian city, Ahmedabad. Children had oral proficiency in the regional language but were beginning to acquire conventional forms of literacy in English. Sociocultural mediation theory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Urban Areas
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Çakir, Hamide; Cengiz, Özge – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2016
Parent-child interactions and characteristics of mothers' child-directed language have been related to children's linguistic development. Studies on parent-child interactions in Turkey have generally focused on children. There have not been many researches on Turkish motherese. This study addresses this gap by exploring the properties of Turkish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers, Interaction
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Karaaslan, Ozcan; Mahoney, Gerald – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2013
A randomized control study was conducted to evaluate Responsive Teaching (RT) with a sample of 15 Turkish preschool aged children with Down syndrome (DS) and their mothers over a six-month period of time. RT is an early intervention curriculum that attempts to promote children's development by encouraging parents to engage in highly responsive…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Down Syndrome, Preschool Children, Mothers
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Warnick, Bryan R. – Harvard Educational Review, 2014
In this article, Bryan R. Warnick explores parents' authority to make educational decisions for their children. In philosophical debates, three types of arguments are typically invoked to justify parents' rights: arguments based on the welfare interests of children, arguments based on the expressive interests of parents, and arguments based on the…
Descriptors: Parent Rights, Personal Autonomy, School Choice, Decision Making
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Averdijk, Margit; Malti, Tina; Eisner, Manuel; Ribeaud, Denis – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2012
This study investigated the relationship between parental separation and aggressive and internalizing behavior in a large sample of Swiss children drawn from the ongoing Zurich Project on the Social Development of Children and Youths. Parents retrospectively reported life events and problem behavior for the first 7 years of the child's life on a…
Descriptors: Divorce, Depression (Psychology), Social Development, Parent Child Relationship
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Lang, Sarah N.; Jeon, Lieny; Schoppe-Sullivan, Sarah J.; Wells, Michael B. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2020
Background: Understanding the correlates of young children's social emotional development is important to optimally support children's long-term success. Objective: This study examined the associations among dimensions of parent-teacher cocaring relationships, infants' and toddlers' social emotional adjustment, and parent-child closeness and…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parent Child Relationship, Infants, Toddlers
Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2013
This fact sheet examines children and poverty in the U.S. based on 2012 census data. Highlighted findings include: (1) one in five U.S. children is poor; (2) young children are more likely to be poor; (3) four out of every 10 children live in low-income households; and (4) many children in poverty have working parents. The fact sheet concludes…
Descriptors: Children, Poverty, Employed Parents, Economically Disadvantaged
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Nicastri, Maria; Giallini, Ilaria; Ruoppolo, Giovanni; Prosperini, Luca; de Vincentiis, Marco; Lauriello, Maria; Rea, Monica; Traisci, Gabriella; Mancini, Patrizia – Journal of Early Intervention, 2021
Deaf children with cochlear implants (CIs) need a supportive family environment to facilitate language development. The present study was designed to assess the effects of parent training (PT) on enhancing children's communication development. The PT was based on the "It Takes Two to Talk" model, with specific adaptations for families of…
Descriptors: Deafness, Assistive Technology, Hearing Impairments, Family Environment
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Ricci, Leila; Osipova, Anna – British Journal of Special Education, 2012
Although children with Down syndrome (DS) can learn to read, few studies have explored parental perspectives on the reading development of this group of children. This article, written by Leila Ricci and Anna Osipova, from California State University, explores visions and expectations regarding reading held by parents of children with Down…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Reading Instruction, Down Syndrome, Parent Aspiration
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Koh, Myung-sook; Shin, Sunwoo; Yeo, Moon-Hwan – Journal of the International Association of Special Education, 2010
The Learning Program for the Development of Autistic Children (LPDAC) intervention program is a comprehensive cognitive approach designed to treat cognitive deficits in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). It has been documented to be one of the most effective instructional programs for autism in South Korea. This program, however, has…
Descriptors: Intervention, Autism, Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness
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Warren, Susan R.; Martinez, Richard S.; Sortino, Lori A. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2016
A growing body of research and legislative policies support the importance of high-quality early intervention systems for preschool children with disabilities. Inclusion programs are viable means for providing this support, yet limited progress has been made in the past decade to increase the placements of children in inclusive settings or define…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Inclusion, Preschool Education, Educational Quality
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Foster, Elizabeth Ann; Silliman-French, Lisa; Grenier, Michelle – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2020
This study examined parents' perceptions of constraints that impact the attainment of independent walking in children with CHARGE syndrome. This syndrome is a multifaceted syndrome including a degree of vision and hearing loss at birth. The Dynamic Systems Theory (DST) was used as an ecological lens to provide insight into the complexity of issues…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Physical Activities, Motor Development, Deaf Blind
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Kurth, Jennifer A.; Love, Hailey; Pirtle, Jody – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2020
The present study investigated parents' experiences in making educational decisions for their children with autism and their satisfaction with said outcomes. Parents completed a survey describing (a) their input in educational decisions, (b) satisfaction with school personnel, and (c) satisfaction with their child's school experience. Sequential…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Individualized Education Programs, Parent Attitudes
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Ivanova, Rimma; Berechikidze, Iza; Gazizova, Farida; Gorozhanina, Elena; Ismailova, Nailya – Education 3-13, 2020
Family and preschool institutions are the most influential environments for education and development. Therefore, the aim of this research is to study the prospects and drawbacks of early childhood development in the interaction of preschool and family education in Russia. The participants were 79 preschool teachers and 327 parents of children who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers, Child Development
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