TITLE

Problem Behaviors of Low- Income Children With Language Delays: An Observation Study

AUTHOR(S)
Huaqing Qi, Cathy; Kaiser, Ann P.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2004, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p595
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Children From low-income families are at increased risk far significant behavioral and language problems. Early identification of these problems is essential for effective intervention. The purpose of the present study was to use multiple behavioral assessments to examine the behavioral profiles of sixty 3- and 4-year-old children from low-income families enrolled in Head Start programs and to compare the behavior characteristics of 32 children with language delays with those of 28 children with typical language development. Teachers completed the Child Behavior Checklist/Caregiver-Teacher Report Form/2-5 (CTRF; T. M. Achenbach, 1997) and the Social skills Rating System (SSRS, F. M. Gresham & S. N. Elliott, 1990), and children were observed in the classrooms during structured and unstructured activities. Children with language delays exhibited more problem behaviors and poorer social skills on some of the observational measures than did children with typical language development, as predicted, but not on all.
ACCESSION #
14084212

 

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