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Carin H. Wiefferink; Conja Adriaanse; Margot van Denderen; Carla van Schie; NoĆ«lle N. Uilenburg – Infants and Young Children, 2024
Despite the importance of identifying children with developmental language delay, no accurate screening instruments are available for 3-year-olds. The aim of the present study is to compare the accuracy of the General Language Screen (GLS), focusing on receptive and expressive language and intelligibility with the accuracy of the VTO Language…
Descriptors: Identification, Delayed Speech, Expressive Language, Preschool Children
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Dana C. Childress; Seb M. Prohn; Corinne F. Hill; Lisa M. Terry – Infants and Young Children, 2024
Service coordinators under Part C of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, 2004) help families navigate the early intervention (EI) system and ensure regular communication among team members so services are aligned with family priorities and recommended EI practices. To meet the demands of service coordination, personnel entering…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Federal Legislation, Equal Education, Educational Legislation
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Michaelene M. Ostrosky; Paddy C. Favazza; Hsiu-Wen Yang; Melissa V. Stalega; Katherine Aronson-Ensign; W. Catherine Cheung; Yusuf Akemoglu; Martin E. Block; Ngai Kwan – Infants and Young Children, 2024
A semistructured preschool motor program was developed in response to the paucity of evidence-based motor programs for preschoolers with disabilities in inclusive classrooms. A randomized controlled trial (RCT) was undertaken to examine the impact of the "CHildren in Action: Motor Program for PreschoolerS (CHAMPPS)," a 21-week…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Motor Development, Movement Education, Preschool Children
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Brian Barger; Ashley Salmon; Gale Chodron – Infants and Young Children, 2024
This study combined data from the National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH; 2016--2019) to develop state-level percentages of Hispanic, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic other race, and non-Hispanic White children receiving developmental screening and/or monitoring and diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or developmental delay (ASD/DD).…
Descriptors: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Developmental Delays, Ethnic Groups, State Regulation
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Janice K. Lee; Glen Dunlap – Infants and Young Children, 2024
It is widely assumed that (1) children with challenging behavior may lack the social-emotional skills to be successful in classroom settings and (2) instruction in social-emotional skills can help prevent the occurrence of young children's challenging behavior. However, no data are available to indicate whether specific social-emotional skills…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, Behavior Problems, Preschool Children, Preschool Education
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Sunyoung Kim; Youn-Jeng Choi; Veronica Y. Kang; Jing Wang; Namhee Kim; Kyoung-Mi Kim – Infants and Young Children, 2024
Despite the importance of inclusion in education, studies that clearly define and operationalize the concept of early childhood inclusive education in South Korea remain scarce. In this study, we aimed to translate and validate a comprehensive measurement scale to assess Korean early childhood teachers' attitudes and perceptions regarding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Care Centers, Early Childhood Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Danika L. Pfeiffer; Christine Reiner Hess; Rebecca J. Landa – Infants and Young Children, 2024
Infancy, a formative period for development, has been identified as an advantageous time to provide family-centered support for children with delays. Families should be included as stakeholders during development of such interventions to ensure social value. We describe a preliminary randomized controlled trial evaluating Infant Achievements (IA),…
Descriptors: Infants, Infant Care, Family Role, Child Development
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Catherine E. Yepez; Ann M. Isbell; Christopher E. Anderson; Shannon E. Whaley – Infants and Young Children, 2024
Early detection and access to interventions for developmental delays in young children have been shown to improve health, social, and academic outcomes later in life. The purpose of this study is to examine the factors associated with caregivers' perception of child developmental concerns in low-income communities. A countywide survey was…
Descriptors: Child Development, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Russell A. Carleton; Ann M. DiGirolamo; Lisa McGarrie; Ani S. Whitmore; Annelise Gilmer-Hughes – Infants and Young Children, 2024
Secondary analysis of the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2018 data set (Baby FACES 2018) explored links between family risk events and referral-making and referral uptake among families receiving Early Head Start (EHS) services. Referrals to both behavioral health and entitlement programs were considered. Results showed that…
Descriptors: Referral, Preschool Children, Child Development, Parent Child Relationship
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Collin Shepley; Devin Graley; Justin D. Lane – Infants and Young Children, 2024
The provision of progress monitoring is mandated under federal law for children receiving special education services. In recent years, professional organizations have recommended that this provision be extended to include children receiving services within multitiered systems of support. Organizations representing the field of early childhood…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Progress Monitoring, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Education