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Leane, Máire – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Background: In families with a member with a developmental disability (DD), future care planning is limited (Brennan et al., Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 31, 2018, 226; Bowey and McGlaughlin, British Journal of Social Work, 31, 2007, 39; Davys et al., Journal of Intellectual Disability, 14, 2010, 167; Davys et al.,…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Siblings, Family Role, Planning
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Carrigan, Jane; Maunsell, Catherine – Irish Educational Studies, 2014
This article focuses on the educational life histories of nine prisoner learners aged between 18 and 21 years which were collated as part of doctoral work which sought to access the life histories of adult male prisoners who were attending a prison school while incarcerated in prison. The nine life histories of the young men were collated not only…
Descriptors: Males, Institutionalized Persons, Personal Narratives, Correctional Education
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Murray, Aisling; Egan, Suzanne M. – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2014
This study uses a nationally representative sample of 9-month-old infants and their families from the Growing Up in Ireland (GUI) study to investigate if reading to infants is associated with higher scores on contemporaneous indicators of cognitive development independently of other language-based interactions between parent and infant, such as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Infants, Child Development, Cognitive Development
Zhai, Fuhua; Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne; Waldfogel, Jane – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2010
In this study, the authors used data from a large longitudinal birth cohort study of primarily low-income children in urban areas, the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (FFCWS), to investigate the effects of Head Start participation on children's school readiness. The fact that their sample was mainly made up of disadvantaged families…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Reference Groups, Disadvantaged Youth, Urban Areas
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Davis, Belinda; Torr, Jane – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2016
Educators' questions can encourage children to engage in extended conversations, facilitate comprehension and stimulate thinking. Many studies of educators' questioning have focused on children aged 3 years and older. Little is known about the manner in which educators of infants in non-parental group care settings use questioning as a pedagogical…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Foreign Countries, Nursery Schools, Child Care
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Diamond, Gary M.; Didner, Hila; Waniel, Ariela; Priel, Beatriz; Asherov, Jack; Arbel, Shosh – Adolescence San Diego, 2005
Levels of perceived parental care and control among 24 female Israeli adolescents presenting at emergency rooms after a self-poisoning act of low lethality were compared to those found among 23 non-self-harming, community controls. Adolescents' perceived levels of parental care and control were measured via both adolescents' self-report and…
Descriptors: Psychology, Adolescents, Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship
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Gill, Richard T. – Public Interest, 1991
Analysis of governmental promotion of out-of-home child care (OHCC) versus parental child care indicates no superiority of OHCC based on children's welfare or families' economic requirements. Ways are needed to support parental care of young children and to counterbalance day care subsidies with equivalent subsidies to parents raising their own…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Day Care, Federal Legislation, Government Role
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Orbach, Israel; Gilboa-Schechtman, Eva; Sheffer, Amir; Meged, Sorin; Har-Even, Dov; Stein, Daniel – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2006
In the present study we investigated the relationship between suicidal behavior and aspects of bodily perception and parental care. Measures of bodily perception included measures of tactile sensitivity, body attitudes, and body experiences. Measures of parental care included parental bonding, negative and positive touch, and early maltreatment.…
Descriptors: Patients, Adolescents, Suicide, Self Concept
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Dawson-Squibb, John-Joe; de Vries, Petrus J. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2020
Despite the clear need for post-diagnostic parent/carer education and training in autism spectrum disorder, the evidence base is small, particularly in low-resource settings. Furthermore, few studies have examined the feasibility of intervention implementation. Here, we performed a comparative feasibility study of two Parent Education and Training…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parent Education, Program Effectiveness
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Rentzou, Konstantina – Early Child Development and Care, 2013
Early childhood education and care is a multifaceted institution. Based on children's age, a number of different settings operate, which have usually two distinct aims. Kindergartens provide mainly education whereas day care centres provide care. Yet, in recent years, the need to establish programmes which provide both education and care to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Preferences, Child Care Centers
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Jarrett, Robin L.; Coba-Rodriguez, Sarai – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
Researchers are increasingly focusing on the home-based parental involvement experiences of low-income, African American families with young children. These studies document the positive ways that parental involvement can promote the school readiness of preschoolers who are at risk of not being ready for kindergarten. In light of the paucity of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Attitudes, Low Income Groups, African Americans
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Dekel, Rachel; Solomon, Dan – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2016
This study examined the contribution of maternal bonding to the adjustment of Israeli adolescents following the 2006 Lebanon War. In all, 2,858 seventh and eighth graders who lived in areas that were exposed to missile attacks completed the Parental Bonding Instrument (assessing maternal care and control) and questionnaires evaluating…
Descriptors: Mothers, War, Parent Child Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Gialamas, Angela; Mittinty, Murthy N.; Sawyer, Michael G.; Zubrick, Stephen R.; Lynch, John – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
There is growing evidence that high-quality non-parental child care can contribute to children's learning, development and successful transition to school. Research examining the quality of child care and the effect on children's development is not well documented outside the USA. We used data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Child Care, Emotional Development
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Sladeczek, Ingrid E.; Fontil, Laura; Miodrag, Nancy; Karagiannakis, Anastasia; Amar, Daniel; Amos, Janet – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
This study compares two service delivery models (community-based and centre-based), examining them in light of children's adaptive and maladaptive behaviours, and parental perceptions of stress and of care. More specifically, parents of 96 children with developmental delays assessed their children's adaptive and maladaptive behaviours and rated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developmental Delays, Behavior Problems, Parent Attitudes
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Zwaigenbaum, Lonnie; Nicholas, David B.; Muskat, Barbara; Kilmer, Christopher; Newton, Amanda S.; Craig, William R.; Ratnapalan, Savithiri; Cohen-Silver, Justine; Greenblatt, Andrea; Roberts, Wendy; Sharon, Raphael – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2016
This study aimed to characterize the perspectives of health professionals who care for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the emergency department (ED) and to determine what strategies could optimize care. Ten physicians and twelve nurses were interviewed individually. Questions related to experiences, processes, clinical…
Descriptors: Health Services, Caregiver Attitudes, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Emergency Programs
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