Tag: developmental pediatrics

1. Children from low-resource families whose parents were taught cognitively stimulating activities had better cognitive function at 36 months compared to those whose parents were not. 2. No difference in cognitive function was observed in children of higher resource households whose parents received training compared to controls. Evidence Rating Level: 2...
1. Greater total parental debt, dominated by unsecured debt, was associated with increased child behavior problems. 2. Auto, home, and education debt were not associated with child behavior problems, and in the case of the latter, may be linked to greater within-child well-being over time. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (good) Study Rundown:...
1. Children with child protective services (CPS) involvement and/or out-of-home placement (OHP) have lower standardized test scores than the general population. 2. Children with CPS involvement with no removal from the home and those children in OHP did not have significantly different academic outcomes. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: A...
1. In this prospective study examining audio recordings of full and late-preterm infants, mothers provided more speech exposure to infants from birth to age 7 months than fathers. There was also more reciprocity among mother-infant pairs, with mothers more frequently responding to infant vocalizations and infants vocalizing more to...
1. Teaching parents an autism spectrum disorder social intervention in the home, rather than in a clinic group led to significantly better scores in social communication, daily living, social skills, and receptive language skills for their child.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)   Study Rundown: Research has shown that early education...