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Parenting strategies and child behavior in children with Down syndrome
This study examined parent-child interactions in Down syndrome in the context of a collaborative puzzle task. Variables of interest included the parent dimensions of teaching and directives, and the child behaviors of ...
Object affordances in young children with Down syndrome
Author(s):Norell, Caroline Ann
Young children with Down syndrome (DS) have limited exploration of their surroundings (Loveland, 1987). This may have long-term effects for the development of representations of object affordances in this population. This ...
Foundations of early planning in Down syndrome
Author(s):Will, Elizabeth Anne
Goal-directed behavior, or planning is critical for academic and daily outcomes, and an area of distinct challenge in Down syndrome. This study examined early foundations of object-related planning in toddlers (N=38) with ...
Developmental trajectories of adaptive behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Down syndrome
The increasing prevalence of developmental disabilities indicates a need for research and interventions for these populations. One growing area of interest is adaptive behavior or the functional skills individuals perform ...
Predictors of Functional Performance in School-Aged Children with Down syndrome
This project examined whether executive functioning, language ability, and/or intelligence quotient predicts functional performance in children with Down syndrome, the most common neurogenetic syndrome associated with ...