The impact of the home environment on children's development: clinical relevance for the pediatrician.

@article{Casey1982TheIO,
  title={The impact of the home environment on children's development: clinical relevance for the pediatrician.},
  author={Patrick H. Casey and R. E. Bradley},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={1982},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={146-52}
}
Pediatricians utilize standardized screening techniques to monitor children's development. Typically, however, pediatricians fail to assess the quality of the child's home environment. This paper selectively reviews the literature which demonstrates the major impact of the environment on children's development in the three developmental high-risk categories… CONTINUE READING