An exploration of the Malawian perspective on children's everyday skills: implications for assessment.

@article{Kambalametore2000AnEO,
  title={An exploration of the Malawian perspective on children's everyday skills: implications for assessment.},
  author={S Kambalametore and Sally Hartley and Richard Lansdown},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 17},
  pages={802-7}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to consider Malawian concepts of psychosocial development in children and to draw implications for the devising of an instrument to measure everyday skills in children. METHOD Key informant interviews, focus groups and other interviews, video tapes and observations of children were undertaken in a rural village in Malawi, with a focus on 4-5-year-olds. RESULTS A well adapted child of this age is expected to show first of all understanding of social… CONTINUE READING