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The influence of culturally derived values on Anglo and Puerto Rican mothers' perceptions of attachment behavior.
  • R. Harwood
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child development
  • 1 August 1992
TLDR
The findings indicate that, whereas the Anglo mothers focus more on characteristics associated with the presence or absence of individual autonomy, the Puerto Rican mothers place more emphasis on the child's ability to maintain proper demeanor in a public context. Expand
Perceptions of social responsibilities in India and in the United States: moral imperatives or personal decisions?
Indian and American adults' and children's (N = 400) moral reasoning about hypothetical situations in which an agent failed to help someone experiencing either life-threatening, moderately serious,Expand
The peer relationships of girls with ASD at school: comparison to boys and girls with and without ASD.
TLDR
Gender is an important environmental factor to consider when planning social skills interventions at school given the social differences between genders, and it is likely that girls with ASD are experiencing social challenges that are different from boys with ASD. Expand
ATTACHMENT, CULTURE, AND THE CAREGIVING SYSTEM: THE CULTURAL PATTERNING OF EVERYDAY EXPERIENCES AMONG ANGLO AND PUERTO RICAN MOTHER-INFANT PAIRS
This investigation focuses on cultural differences in the relationship between maternal sen- sitivity, emotional expression, and control strategies during the first year of life and infant attachmentExpand
The Prevalence of Parent-Reported Autism Spectrum Disorder Among US Children
TLDR
The estimated prevalence of US children with a parent-reported autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis is now 1 in 40, with rates of ASD-specific treatment usage varying by children’s sociodemographic and co-occurring conditions. Expand
The art of camouflage: Gender differences in the social behaviors of girls and boys with autism spectrum disorder
TLDR
The results indicate that the female social landscape supports the camouflage hypothesis; girls with autism spectrum disorder used compensatory behaviors, such as staying in close proximately to peers and weaving in and out of activities, which appeared to mask their social challenges. Expand
Mothers’ socialisation goals and evaluations of desirable and undesirable everyday situations in two diverse cultural groups
Long-term socialisation goals and evaluations of infant behaviour in a variety of everyday contexts were studied among 45 mothers who had immigrated from Central America to the United States, and 41Expand
Culture and class influences on Anglo and Puerto Rican mothers' beliefs regarding long-term socialization goals and child behavior.
TLDR
2 studies examine culture and socioeconomic status as simultaneous possible sources for group differences in mothers' beliefs regarding desirable and undesirable long-term socialization goals and child behavior, suggesting that Anglo and Puerto Rican mothers place differential value on the constructs of Self-Maximization and Proper Demeanor even when socioeconomic status is controlled for. Expand
Services for children with autism spectrum disorder in three, large urban school districts: Perspectives of parents and educators
TLDR
Qualitative methods evaluate the perceptions of parents, educators, and school administrators in three large, urban school districts regarding services for children with autism spectrum disorder within the context of limited district resources to highlight the importance of developing trainings that are feasible to deliver on a large scale. Expand
The Cultural Organization of Parenting: Change and Stability of Behavior Patterns During Feeding and Social Play Across the First Year of Life
Objective. This study explores the cultural patterning of maternal beliefs and practices across the first year of life among middle-class Anglo and Puerto Rican mother-infant dyads in two dailyExpand
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