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Webster, Loraine – Childhood Education, 1988
A study on the improvement of language ability among preschool children in Vermillion, South Dakota, showed a lack of family support and other family problems, such as child abuse and neglect, in the homes of the experimental group children. Educators must redouble efforts to educate parents and the society in general about children's needs. (BB)
Descriptors: Child Language, Childhood Needs, Family Environment, Family Influence
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O'Brien, Shirley J. – Childhood Education, 1991
Maintains that adults can improve the quality of their lives by working to help meet children's needs. This can be done by advocating and legislating for children, and by donating time, energy, and financial resources to children. (BB)
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Adults, Child Advocacy, Childhood Needs