Mother-Child Interaction in Preverbal Children with Down Syndrome The social-communicative transactions between 5 preverbal children with Down syndrome and their mothers were compared with those of 5 developmentally matched nonretarded child-mother dyads. Although overall similarities were evidenced, between-group differences were observed in the percentage of child-initiated social-communicative signals used and in the levels of contingent maternal responsiveness. ... Reports
Reports  |   May 01, 1987
Mother-Child Interaction in Preverbal Children with Down Syndrome
 
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Reports   |   May 01, 1987
Mother-Child Interaction in Preverbal Children with Down Syndrome
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1987, Vol. 52, 179-190. doi:10.1044/jshd.5202.179
History: Received July 28, 1986 , Accepted September 23, 1986
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1987, Vol. 52, 179-190. doi:10.1044/jshd.5202.179
History: Received July 28, 1986; Accepted September 23, 1986

The social-communicative transactions between 5 preverbal children with Down syndrome and their mothers were compared with those of 5 developmentally matched nonretarded child-mother dyads. Although overall similarities were evidenced, between-group differences were observed in the percentage of child-initiated social-communicative signals used and in the levels of contingent maternal responsiveness.

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