Associations between early maternal behaviours and child language at 36 months in a cohort experiencing adversity.

  title={Associations between early maternal behaviours and child language at 36 months in a cohort experiencing adversity.},
  author={Jodie Smith and Penny Levickis and Tricia Eadie and Lesley Bretherton and Laura J Conway and Sharon Goldfeld},
  journal={International journal of language \& communication disorders},
  volume={54 1},
BACKGROUND Variations in parenting, more specifically less responsive and more directive parenting, contribute to language difficulties for children experiencing adversity. Further investigation of associations between specific responsive and directive behaviours and child language is required to understand how behaviours shape language over time within different populations. As language is dyadic, further exploration of how mother-child interactions moderate associations is also important… 
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