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1990

Preschool education -- Parent participation

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The Effect Of A Parent Training Program On Language Delayed Children, Lynn Krupa Jan 1990

The Effect Of A Parent Training Program On Language Delayed Children, Lynn Krupa

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The purpose of this research project was to determine whether a child-centered parent training program requiring minimal training would increase the language skills of LD pre-school children who have normal receptive language. Seven experimental subjects and 6 control subjects were randomly selected from a pool of middle-class families who answered a newspaper advertisement. The parents of the experimental group received 3 individual training sessions over a 3-month period. They were instructed to spend 15 minutes a day, 5 days a week, for 3 months, in a free play situation with their children using the language stimulation techniques they had learned ...