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Deckers, Stijn R. J. M.; Van Zaalen, Yvonne; Stoep, Judith; Van Balkom, Hans; Verhoeven, Ludo – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2016
Enhancing communication performance skills may help children with Down Syndrome (DS) to expand their opportunities for participation in daily life. It is a clinical challenge for speech-language pathologists (SLP) to disentangle various mechanisms that contribute to the language and communication problems that children with DS encounter. Without…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Down Syndrome, Case Studies, Speech Language Pathology
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Gokiert, Rebecca J.; Georgis, Rebecca; Tremblay, Melissa; Krishnan, Vijaya; Vandenberghe, Christine; Lee, Clara – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
Technical adequacy and usability are important considerations in selecting early childhood social-emotional (SE) screening and assessment measures. As identification of difficulties can be tied to programming, intervention, accountability, and funding, it is imperative that practitioners and decision makers select appropriate and quality measures…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Intervention, Measures (Individuals)
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Perry, Marlo A.; Fantuzzo, John W. – Applied Developmental Science, 2010
Utilizing a developmental-ecological framework, the purpose of this study was to understand the unique impact of multiple maternal risks across time on ethnically diverse, low-income, preschool children's cognitive skills, pro-social behaviors, and behavior problems. Additionally, this study sought to understand the variability of maternal risks…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Low Income Groups, Competence, Cognitive Development
Denham, Susanne A.; Ji, Peter; Hamre, Bridget – Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, 2010
This compendium, a deliverable for "Assessments for Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning¬†with Preschool/Elementary-School Children," focuses on tools to assess the social and emotional learning (SEL) of preschool and elementary school students (i.e., five-¬†to ten-year-olds), along with aspects of the contexts in which they learn and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students