Mother-infant engagements in dyads with handicapped and nonhandicapped infants: a pilot study.

@article{Yoder1986MotherinfantEI,
  title={Mother-infant engagements in dyads with handicapped and nonhandicapped infants: a pilot study.},
  author={Paul J. Yoder and D C Farran},
  journal={Applied research in mental retardation},
  year={1986},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={51-8}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a handicapping condition on mother-infant interactions and, to investigate the conditions under which coordinated attention to an object and a person is demonstrated. This study provides a unique opportunity to make across-mother and within-mother comparisons of mother-infant interactions in two sets of fraternal twins. In each set, one infant was handicapped whereas the other was nonhandicapped. Microanalyses of several aspects of… CONTINUE READING

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