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Responsive parenting: establishing early foundations for social, communication, and independent problem-solving skills.
Mothers whose infants varied in early biological characteristics (born at term, n = 120; born at very low birth weight [VLBW], n = 144) were randomized to a target group (n = 133) or developmentalExpand
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Does early responsive parenting have a special importance for children's development or is consistency across early childhood necessary?
The role of early versus ongoing maternal responsiveness in predicting cognitive and social development was examined in home visits for mothers, full-term children (n = 103), and medically low-riskExpand
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Joint attention and language in autism and developmental language delay
  • K. Loveland, S. Landry
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of autism and developmental disorders
  • 1 September 1986
The relationship of gestural joint attention behaviors and the development of effective communication skills in autism and developmental language delay (DLD) was investigated. Autistic and DLDExpand
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Effectiveness of Comprehensive Professional Development for Teachers of At-Risk Preschoolers
This study compared effectiveness of "business as usual" to that of 4 professional development (PD) programs that targeted teachers of at-risk preschool children. A 2 X 2 design was used to crossExpand
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Neuroimaging, Physical, and Developmental Findings After Inflicted and Noninflicted Traumatic Brain Injury in Young Children
Objective. To characterize neuroimaging, physical, neurobehavioral, and developmental findings in children with inflicted and noninflicted traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to identify characteristicExpand
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Early maternal and child influences on children's later independent cognitive and social functioning.
The present study examined whether parenting and child characteristics of 2- and 3 1/2-year-old children had common paths of influence on their 4 1/2-year independent cognitive and socialExpand
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A responsive parenting intervention: the optimal timing across early childhood for impacting maternal behaviors and child outcomes.
This study examined the optimal timing (infancy, toddler-preschool, or both) for facilitating responsive parenting and the intervention effects on maternal behaviors and child social andExpand
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The Role of Early Parenting in Children's Development of Executive Processes
Using structural modeling, we examined the influence of mothers' verbal input that provided information about associations between objects and actions (scaffolding) at 3 and 4 years of age onExpand
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Predicting cognitive-language and social growth curves from early maternal behaviors in children at varying degrees of biological risk.
Growth modeling was used to examine the relation of early parenting behaviors (averaged across 6 and 12 months) with rates of change in children's cognitive-language and social response andExpand
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Technologies for Expanding the Reach of Evidence-Based Interventions: Preliminary Results for Promoting Social-Emotional Development in Early Childhood
In great demand are efficient mechanisms for delivery of evidence-based interventions for promoting social-emotional development and early positive behavior of all children, and especially for thoseExpand
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