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Screen time use in children under 3 years old: a systematic review of correlates
BackgroundA large percentage (68%) of children under age 3 use screen media, such as television, DVDs and video games, on a daily basis. Research suggests that increased screen time in young childrenExpand
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Association of Screen Time Use and Language Development in Hispanic Toddlers
This study examined the association between screen media use, media content, and language development among 119 Hispanic infants and toddlers. Children and their caregivers were recruited through anExpand
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Redefining parent involvement in Head Start: a two‐generation approach
The present review of the literature aims to look at two‐generation programs and their effects on children and parents as a potential strategy to improve parent involvement in Head Start whileExpand
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Cumulative Risk, the Mother–Child Relationship, and Social-Emotional Competence in Latino Head Start Children
ABSTRACT Research Findings: Supportive mother–child interactions promote the development of social-emotional competence. Poverty and other associated psychosocial risk factors have a negative impactExpand
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Consultation in International Development
This article reviews the role of a school psychologist hired to consult with UNICEF Maldives in the development and implementation of an integrated policy for early childhood development in theExpand
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The role of cognitive stimulation at home in low-income preschoolers’ nutrition, physical activity and body mass index
BackgroundEarly childhood obesity disproportionately affects children of low socioeconomic status. Children attending Head Start are reported to have an obesity rate of 17.9%.This longitudinal studyExpand
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Strengthening families in Head Start: the impact of a parent education programme on the emotional well‐being of Latino families
This study explores the impact of a Head Start add‐on programme, a matrix of services for parents which provides educational and vocational supports, on maternal depression and children’s behaviourExpand
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Intervention fidelity of Getting Ready for School: Associations with classroom and teacher characteristics and preschooler’s school readiness skills
Abstract Getting Ready for School (GRS) is a new school readiness intervention for teachers and parents, designed to help children develop early literacy, math, and self-regulation skills. GRS wasExpand
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Interactive Dyadic Physical Activity and Spatial Proximity Patterns in 2-Year-Olds and Their Parents
This study aimed to characterize daily physical activity (PA) behaviors in 2-year-old girls and boys and their parents, with and without an objective measure of dyadic spatial proximity.Expand
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