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Caplan, Stacie – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Recent literature on the psychological adjustment of parents who have children with disabilities suggests that they encounter a range of challenges beyond those experienced by parents of typically developing children (Achiless, G.M., McLaughlin, M J , & Croninger, R.G. 2007; Brown & Pacini, 1989). This is particularly true when a special…
Descriptors: Mothers, Learning Disabilities, Quality of Life, Child Rearing
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Ceballo, Rosario; Hurd, Noelle – Applied Developmental Science, 2008
This study examines the influence of contextual factors on parenting strategies among a sample of 104 Latina, European American, and African American mother-child pairs. The parenting constructs under investigation were selected as part of a collaborative research project among members of the parenting subgroup of the Study Group on Race, Culture,…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Ethnicity, Mothers, Self Efficacy
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Scaramella, Laura V.; Sohr-Preston, Sara L.; Mirabile, Scott P.; Robison, Sarah D.; Callahan, Kristin L. – Social Development, 2008
During early childhood, harsh and emotionally negative parent-child exchanges are expected to increase children's risk for developing later conduct problems. The present study examined longitudinal associations between the quality of parenting responses and children's distress reactivity during children's second year of life. Forty-seven…
Descriptors: Mothers, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship, Toddlers
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Washington, Tyreasa; Calkins, Susan D.; Labban, Jeffrey D.; Dollar, Jessica M.; Keane, Susan P. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2020
Background: Research shows children's life trajectories and outcomes are strongly influenced by factors affecting development of social and academic competence that also interact with racial disparities in academic settings. Given the importance of social and academic competencies, identifying factors that promote these competencies among African…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Interpersonal Competence, African Americans, Children
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Aunos, Marjorie; Feldman, Maurice; Goupil, Georgette – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2008
Background: There is a general agreement in the literature that no systematic correlation exists between parental intellectual disability "per se" and parenting performance. Yet, a few studies in the field of parents and parenting with intellectual disability have explored other potential determinants of parenting and child outcomes. In…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Mothers, Mental Retardation, Parenting Styles
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Walsh, Caitlin E.; Mulder, Emile; Tudor, Megan E. – Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2013
Studies have shown that children with ASD have increased severity and incidence of pain symptoms compared to typically developing children and children with other disorders. Pain has also been shown to act as a setting event for problem behavior. Further, problem behavior is one of the biggest impediments to quality of life for families and highly…
Descriptors: Parents, Quality of Life, Autism, Interaction
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Allen, T. M.; Hersh, J.; Schoch, K.; Curtiss, K.; Hooper, S. R.; Shashi, V. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2014
Background: Children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS) are at risk for social-behavioural and neurocognitive sequelae throughout development. The current study examined the impact of family environmental characteristics on social-behavioural and cognitive outcomes in this paediatric population. Method: Guardians of children with 22q11DS…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Behavior Problems, Child Development, Neurological Impairments
Children Now, 2018
Research shows relationships fuel early brain development and provide the foundation for lifelong health and success. Yet we also know that parenting a very young child places enormous physical and emotional demands on adults. Some families may not have what they need, or know where to turn for support if they want it, even when it is within reach…
Descriptors: Brain, Child Development, Young Children, Parenting Styles
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Saito, Yumiko; Turnbull, Ann – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), 2007
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) practice may have both positive and negative impacts on quality of life (QOL) of children with AAC as well as their entire family. Thirteen studies were reviewed to analyze family outcomes and perspectives on AAC practice by using a family quality of life (FQOL) framework comprised of five…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Quality of Life, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Children
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Kretschmer, Tina; Pike, Alison – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2009
Background: Relationships within families are interdependent and related to distal environmental factors. Low socioeconomic status (SES) and high household chaos (distal factors) have been linked to less positive marital and parent-child relationships, but have not yet been examined with regard to young children's sibling relationships. The…
Descriptors: Siblings, Gender Differences, Family Life, Young Children
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DePasquale, Carrie E.; Gunnar, Megan R. – Future of Children, 2020
Parental sensitivity and nurturance are important mechanisms for establishing biological, emotional, and social functioning in childhood. Sensitive, nurturing care is most critical during the first three years of life, when attachment relationships form and parental care shapes foundational neural and physiological systems, with lifelong…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Child Development, Attachment Behavior
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Yakovleva, Anastasia – NORDSCI, 2018
Yakut people or Sakha (self-designation) are a Siberian indigenous ethnic group in North East Asia, inhabiting the Sakha Republic in Russia. Their language belongs to the Turkic family, and it is generally believed that they originated from Central Asia and migrated to the north about a thousand years ago. The article attempts to examine the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Child Rearing
Gaines, Josephine – Health Education (Washington D.C.), 1981
Risks are greater for infants born to mothers who drink, smoke, use drugs, have poor nutrition, lack adequate prenatal care, or who are in adolescence. Parenting education and promoting healthy lifestyles among expectant parents is an essential component of education for responsible sexuality. (JN)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Online Submission, 2007
This practice/policy brief focuses on early childhood home visiting as a place-based family strengthening strategy that supports parent/caregivers as a key influence on the lives of young children. ("Place-based family strengthening" means that "children do better when their families are strong, and families do better when they live in communities…
Descriptors: Social Services, Parenting Styles, Caregivers, Child Rearing
Kaplan, Joan A. – 1993
The purpose of this study was to extend research on parenting styles and parent-child socialization beyond the dyadic relationships and toward inclusion of variables that give information about the couple's co-parenting, that is, the way they work together as parents. At the initial assessment, 45 predominantly middle-class families with a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Children, Early Childhood Education, Fathers
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