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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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Rebecca M. Alper; Rufan Luo; Marjie Mogul; Roger Bakeman; Lauren B. Adamson; Lillian Masek; Yu Chen; Sarah Paterson; Amy Pace; Roberta M. Golinkoff; Margaret Tresch Owen; Kathy Hirsh-Pasek – Infants and Young Children, 2023
Preventative parent-coaching programs can improve early interaction quality, language skills, and academic outcomes for children experiencing economic adversity. Using a community-based participatory research framework, we piloted Duet, a preventative, parent-implemented, early language intervention. We assigned home visitors to provide Duet or…
Descriptors: Young Children, Mothers, Economically Disadvantaged, Language Acquisition
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Mahurin-Smith, Jamie – Infants and Young Children, 2022
This study was designed to describe the experience of families exiting the early intervention (EI) system and transitioning into early childhood special education (ECSE) programs. Eight mothers of children preparing to exit EI services completed semistructured interviews, which were transcribed and analyzed using interpretative phenomenological…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Mothers
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Quebles, Irina; Perrigo, Judith L.; Bravo, Rocío; Patel Gera, Mona; Poulsen, Marie Kanne; Wheeler, Barbara Yoshioka; Williams, Marian E. – Infants and Young Children, 2022
This study explored the experiences and perspectives of Latinx mothers of children younger than 3 years who had participated in a developmental screening initiative provided by 2 Federally Qualified Health Centers in an urban setting, had positive developmental screenings, and were referred to early intervention (EI) services. A 2-phase…
Descriptors: Mothers, Hispanic Americans, Toddlers, Early Intervention
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Brook E. Sawyer; Carol Scheffner Hammer; Julie K. Santoro; Julie C. Smith; Edward G. Feil – Infants and Young Children, 2022
In this article, we describe the development and investigation of the social validity of Parents Plus, a parent-implemented intervention for preschool children with developmental language disorder. Parents Plus is a fully online intervention that is delivered through three components: (a) training delivered through an app that educates parents on…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Parent Child Relationship, Videoconferencing, Distance Education
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Tann, Cally J.; Kohli-Lynch, Maya; Nalugya, Ruth; Sadoo, Samantha; Martin, Karen; Lassman, Rachel; Nanyunja, Carol; Musoke, Margaret; Sewagaba, Margaret; Nampijja, Margaret; Seeley, Janet; Webb, Emily L. – Infants and Young Children, 2021
Global attention on early child development, inclusive of those with disability, has the potential to translate into improved action for the millions of children with developmental disability living in low- and middle-income countries. Nurturing care is crucial for all children, arguably even more so for children with developmental disability. A…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Developmental Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Neonates
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Cain, Melissa; Fanshawe, Melissa – Infants and Young Children, 2021
This article presents the experiences of 2 mothers whose children were born blind. It relates their journey moving from the grief experienced when presented with the unexpected challenges of supporting a child with special needs to a position of empowerment after gaining the necessary knowledge and skills to integrate into their new and reimagined…
Descriptors: Mothers, Grief, Children, Blindness
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Morales-Murillo, Catalina P.; García-Grau, Pau; Grau-Sevilla, María Dolores; Soucase-Lozano, Beatriz – Infants and Young Children, 2020
This study looked at the effect of mother's educational level, child emotional difficulties, peer interactions, age, and gender on children's sophistication level of engagement. Eighty-six randomly selected children, aged between 36 and 72 months, and 20 teachers from 5 early childhood education centers in Valencia, Spain, participated in the…
Descriptors: Infants, Parent Background, Educational Attainment, Mothers
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Gibbs, Deanna; Harniess, Phillip; Crossley, Siew-Lian – Infants and Young Children, 2019
Infants who require admission to a neonatal unit and who ultimately present with complex neurodevelopmental difficulties often require more sustained engagement with early intervention services during admission and beyond. However, there is little research exploring families' experiences of early intervention (EI) therapy received throughout a…
Descriptors: Infants, Neurological Impairments, Early Intervention, Parent Attitudes
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Adams, Dawn; Keen, Deb; Heussler, Helen; Wicks, Rachelle; Roberts, Jacqueline – Infants and Young Children, 2019
Early childhood intervention (ECI) services for children on the autism spectrum commonly espouse a family-centered approach but outcomes studies often focus solely upon the child. Mothers of 96 children on the spectrum (aged 4-5 years) completed a measure of access to ECI and the Family Outcomes Survey--Revised. Family outcomes after ECI were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Intervention, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Liu, Kae – Infants and Young Children, 2018
Parent-to-parent programs provide emotional and informational support to parents of children with special needs by matching trained and experienced parents with parents needing support. This study examined the implementation and effects of a Parent-to-Parent Program in Taiwan that supported 3 families of youngsters with special needs. Based on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Social Support Groups, Special Needs Students
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Boyce, Lisa K.; Seedall, Ryan B.; Innocenti, Mark S.; Roggman, Lori A.; Cook, Gina A.; Hagman, Amanda M.; Jump Norman, Vonda K. – Infants and Young Children, 2017
We examined the effects of our parent-child interaction focused bookmaking intervention with 89 families and their toddlers receiving early intervention services. Participating early intervention providers (N = 24) were assigned to either continue providing services as usual or participate in training to implement the bookmaking approach in their…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Books, Learning Activities, Early Intervention
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Nugent, J. Kevin; Bartlett, Jessica Dym; Von Ende, Adam; Valim, Clarissa – Infants and Young Children, 2017
The Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) system is a neurobehavioral observation tool designed to sensitize parents to infants' capacities and individuality and to enhance the parent-infant relationship by strengthening parents' confidence and practical skills in caring for their children. The NBO's focus on relationship building is intended for…
Descriptors: Neonates, Infants, Parent Child Relationship, Self Esteem
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Lakes, Kimberley D.; Guo, Yuqing; Taylor Lucas, Candice; Cooper, Dan – Infants and Young Children, 2017
One of the most important considerations in designing clinical infant research studies is the selection of reliable and valid measurement procedures. Few measures of caregiver-child interactions have been studied with newborns, particularly premature infants. The main objective of this study was to examine psychometric properties of the National…
Descriptors: Mothers, Neonates, Parent Child Relationship, Hospitalized Children
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Scott, Amy; van Bysterveldt, Anne; McNeill, Brigid – Infants and Young Children, 2016
This study determined the effectiveness of an experimental emergent literacy intervention, targeting teenage mothers attending an educational facility. Using a pretest/posttest research design, 27 participants completed a 7­-week intervention based in the classroom, targeting a range of emergent literacy skills that they could utilize when reading…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Adolescents
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