Parents' developmental expectations and child characteristics: longitudinal study of children with developmental delays and their families.

@article{Clare1998ParentsDE,
  title={Parents' developmental expectations and child characteristics: longitudinal study of children with developmental delays and their families.},
  author={L Clare and H Garnier and Ronald Gallimore},
  journal={American journal of mental retardation : AJMR},
  year={1998},
  volume={103 2},
  pages={117-29}
}
The relation between child characteristics and parents' developmental expectations for their children with developmental delays at ages 3, 7, and 11 was examined. Parents' developmental expectations were moderately stable over time, tending to decline as children matured. As hypothesized, parents' developmental expectations were associated with child characteristics at age 3 and became increasingly correlated with child characteristics over time. Results of regression analyses generally support… CONTINUE READING

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