Parenting behavior and executive function in children with Down syndrome
Parenting behaviors have an important influence on child development, and recent work has demonstrated the specific effects of parenting on the development of executive function (EF) abilities. Although these associations have been examined in typically developing children, the relationship between parent-child interaction and EF abilities has yet to be examined in dyads where the child has a diagnosis of Down syndrome (DS). The current study examined the differences in parenting behaviors between DS dyads and dyads with TD children matched on non-verbal mental age. DS dyads (n= 44) and TD dyads ...
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