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Breik, Wisam Darwiesh; Zaza, Haidar Ibrahim – Gifted Education International, 2019
This study examines differences in coping strategies (CSs) in relation to gifted status, gender, and family size. Two hundred gifted adolescents were selected from gifted schools, and 1000 non-gifted adolescents were selected from ordinary schools. One-way multivariate analysis of variance produced significant differences among the subjects in…
Descriptors: Coping, Comparative Analysis, Gifted, Family Size
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Mustapha, Muhammad Ali; Wali, Yagana S.; Abulfathi, Fatihi A. – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
This paper deals with the impact of family size on children's literacy development in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, Borno state, Nigeria. Two research designs were used for this study. They are descriptive and correlation. The population of the study comprised of entire residents of Zajeri Area, Maiduguri. Total number of ten families were…
Descriptors: Family Size, Emergent Literacy, Children, Literacy Education
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Lee, Chung eun; Burke, Meghan; Arnold, Catherine K.; Owen, Aleksa – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: As individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) grow older, siblings are likely to become caregivers for their brothers and sisters with IDD. Thus, it is important to identify the correlates of sibling caregiving to facilitate transitions to caregiving roles. Method: This study involved the secondary analysis of a…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Adults, Siblings
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Bao, Juan; Gudmunson, Clinton G.; Greder, Kimberly; Smith, Suzanne R. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: The association between maternal depression and child negative behavior outcomes has been well established in the literature. However, understanding how maternal depression is associated with child behaviors will have important implications for research and intervention strategies. Objective: We used samples from two distinct family…
Descriptors: Family Life, Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Parent Influence
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Lim, Eunjung; Davis, James; Choi, So Yung; Chen, John J. – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: From 5 to 7.5 million schoolchildren are chronically absent, defined as missing =15 days of school within a year. Students miss schools due to various reasons such as health, socioeconomic status, and environmental factors. We examined child's health and behavior, family structure, and sociodemographics to understand chronic…
Descriptors: Family Structure, Attendance, Child Health, Environmental Influences
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Macalister, John; Webb, Stuart – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2019
A challenge in reading research, and particularly extensive reading research, is how to manage the transition from the top of graded reading schemes to authentic texts which may be separated from each other by up to 5,000 word families. While texts written for native-speaker children have been recommended at times, recent research has shown that…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Native Language, Language Usage
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Liu, Dongfang; Ku, Heng-Yu; Morgan, Thomas Lee – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
The condition of poverty is pervasive worldwide and is multifaceted in its ability to have a deleterious generational impact. Although China has greatly reduced the proportion of people living in abject poverty over the past three decades, there are still millions of families living in extreme poverty. This study investigated the influences of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Environment, Socioeconomic Status, Academic Achievement
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Anderson, Cheryl A. M.; Murray, Kate E.; Abdi, Sahra; Hurst, Samantha; Sheik-Mohamed, Amina; Begud, Bethlehem; Marcus, Bess; Nebeker, Camille; Sanchez-Flack, Jennifer C.; Bolling, Khalisa – Health Education Journal, 2019
Introduction: African women who migrate to the USA have a rich tradition of using herbs and spices to promote health. We conducted formative research on nutritional practices among East and North African women in the USA, focusing on whether traditional herbs and spices could support adherence to the "Dietary Guidelines for Americans."…
Descriptors: Females, Immigrants, Health Promotion, African Culture
Child Trends, 2019
Among families with an infant or toddler, health and high-quality care are top concerns. How those who study children think about these needs has evolved in recent years, especially with recent understandings from brain science. In the first three years of life, more than one million brain connections are formed every second. This remarkable brain…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Well Being, Child Health
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Lawrence, Julie; Taylor, Rachael W.; Galland, Barbara; Williams, Sheila; Gray, Andrew; Sayers, Rachel M.; Taylor, Barry – Child Care in Practice, 2019
Objectives: To determine the frequency of 14 discipline strategies used by mothers (n = 564) and fathers (n = 335) in caring for their six-month old infant. Methods: Data on discipline practices were obtained from families participating in an obesity prevention trial (Prevention of Overweight in Infancy). Each parent was asked to indicate the…
Descriptors: Infants, Discipline, Parenting Styles, Infant Care
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Shumetie, Arega; Mamo, Kassahun – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2019
The study examined the relationship between child labour participation and household wealth (in terms of livestock and cropland) considering representative sample smallholders from four (Kurfa Chelie, Kersa, Fedis, and Melka Bello) districts in eastern Hararghe Zone of Oromia regional state of Ethiopia. The descriptive statics showed that average…
Descriptors: Agronomy, Ownership, Child Labor, Animals
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Dunst, Carl J.; Espe-Sherwindt, Marilyn; Hamby, Deborah W. – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The analyses described in this paper permitted an evaluation of whether capacity-building professional development practices were related to early childhood intervention practitioners' reported use of capacity-building family-centered practices. This was ascertained by structural equation modeling for two different types of family-centered…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Early Childhood Education, Intervention, Structural Equation Models
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Azad, Gazi F.; Singh, Vini; Kalb, Luke; Pinkett-Davis, Melanie; Landa, Rebecca – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
We examined factors contributing to initial appointment attendance, alignment between parents' pre-visit and clinicians' diagnostic impressions, and family commitment to follow-ups at an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) specialty clinic. Sample sizes were n = 6558 (initial), n = 1430 (alignment), and n = 1353 (follow-up). Parents completed surveys…
Descriptors: Family Characteristics, Children, Predictor Variables, Autism
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Sheridan, Susan M.; Smith, Tyler E.; Moorman Kim, Elizabeth; Beretvas, S. Natasha; Park, Sunyoung – Review of Educational Research, 2019
This meta-analysis examined the effects of family-school interventions on children's social-behavioral competence and mental health. One hundred and seventeen group design studies yielding 592 effect sizes constituted the current sample. Random effects models were estimated when calculating each pooled effect size estimate, and mixed effects…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Family School Relationship, Parent Teacher Conferences, Mental Health
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Stahmer, Aubyn C.; Rieth, Sarah R.; Dickson, Kelsey S.; Feder, Josh; Searcy, Karyn; Brookman-Frazee, Lauren – Grantee Submission, 2019
This study reports child and family outcomes from a community-based, quasi-experimental pilot trial of "Project ImPACT for Toddlers" ("PI[superscript T]"). "PI[superscript T]" is a parent-mediated, naturalistic, developmental behavioral intervention for children with or at-risk for autism spectrum disorder developed…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, At Risk Persons
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