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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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Shayl F. Griffith; Loreen S. Magariño; Frances D. Martínez Pedraza; Stacy L. Frazier; Michelle D. Berkovits; Daniel M. Bagner – Infants and Young Children, 2023
Traditional provider-to-child models of early intervention (EI) service provision have been increasingly replaced by service guidelines that promote a broader family-centered approach to support improvement in the child's primary area of delay. These guidelines include working directly with caregivers and addressing needs of the family that might…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Infants, Young Children, Evidence Based Practice
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Pentimonti, Jill; Shaw Attaway, Danielle; Harris Little, Michael; Holod, Aleksandra; Buysse, Virginia; Walker, Dale; Bigelow, Kathryn – Infants and Young Children, 2022
The purpose of this study was to conduct a pilot randomized controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention for enhancing the language development of young children enrolled in home visiting programs. The participants were 59 children (18-30 months old) enrolled in one of three types of home visiting programs. Children's language…
Descriptors: Intervention, Parent Child Relationship, Home Visits, Comparative Analysis
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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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Hollingsworth, Heidi L.; Knight-McKenna, Mary; Esposito, Judy; Redd, Caroline – Infants and Young Children, 2021
This study investigated family and coach responses to a two-year community-based research program, Strong Beginnings for Babies (SBB), designed to support families in fostering infant language development. The study focused on families of infants from low-income backgrounds, as these children may be at risk for delayed language development. The…
Descriptors: Infants, Child Language, Language Acquisition, Hispanic Americans
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Clark, Alena M.; Ferrell, Kay A.; Smyth, Catherine; Spicer, Carol L.; Morgese, Zoe L.; Puchalski, Carol B.; Pickler, Laura; Dewald, Hong P.; Erskine, Jamie – Infants and Young Children, 2021
Limited literature exists documenting mealtime challenges and evidence for early intervention for children with visual impairment (VI). The objective of this pilot study was to determine whether a mealtime routines intervention for children with VI from 6 to 24 months would affect food texture, variety, and healthy food choices. The intervention…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Food, Child Behavior, Eating Habits
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Schaughency, Elizabeth; Riordan, Jessica; Reese, Elaine; Derby, Melissa; Gillon, Gail – Infants and Young Children, 2020
Natural disasters are disruptive to families and communities, particularly when cascading effects continue over time. Such events, and ensuing disruptions to family life, present risks to young children's development, including oral language. Recognition of this potential vulnerability has led to calls for early childhood programming to support…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Disasters, Child Development, Early Childhood Education
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Blackburn, Carolyn; Harvey, Merryl – Infants and Young Children, 2019
Having a child born prematurely can plunge parents into an unknown and sometimes frightening situation, where they experience a loss of control over events and reduced decision-making capacity. Preterm birth sometimes results in posttraumatic stress disorder for parents and negatively impacts on parent-child interactional patterns, especially if…
Descriptors: Premature Infants, Parents, Stress Variables, Parent Child Relationship
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Ren, Lixin; Garcia, Aileen S.; Esteraich, Jan M.; Encinger, Amy; Raikes, Helen H.; Acar, Ibrahim H. – Infants and Young Children, 2019
The demographic composition in the United States has undergone shifts due to increasing immigration. This may change the way we think about families and children in the United States, and it is important to include immigrant families in parenting research. This study examined the relations between parent-child relationships and preschool-aged…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Preschool Children, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Hubel, Grace S.; Schreier, Alayna; Wilcox, Brian L.; Flood, Mary Fran; Hansen, David J. – Infants and Young Children, 2017
Home visitation programs are designed to provide comprehensive services that promote parent's abilities to create stable, nurturing care environments for their children. In order for program goals to be met, parents must participate actively and be engaged with the programs' mission. However, promoting engagement and participation are complex…
Descriptors: Home Visits, Preschool Children, Semi Structured Interviews, Social Isolation
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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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