|Teacher/caregiver practices influencing the early development of emotion regulation in toddlers
||"The overall purpose of this study was to explore and describe teacher/caregiver practices that may be considered supportive of toddlers learning to regulate their emotions and behaviors. Specifically two foci were examined. First, this research stud...
|Teacher practices while interacting with preschoolers in inclusive settings
||The overall purpose of this study was to examine, record, and describe teacher practices that were considered culturally responsive to preschoolers with disabilities who do or do not share the same racial background as the teacher. Both qualitative a...
|Mothers' experiences raising children who have multiple disabilities and their perceptions of the chronic sorrow phenomenon.
||This qualitative study proposed to answer the following two questions: Do mothers of children who have multiple disabilities experience feelings that are consistent with chronic sorrow?, and What are mothers’ perceptions of the chronic sorrow phenome...
|Communication Skills of Young Children Implanted Prior to Four Years of Age Compared to Typically Hearing Matched Peers
||The goal of the present study was to compare the conversational language skills and interactions of four children who are d/hh and who received cochlear implants (CI) prior to the age of four years with four typically hearing peers matched for age, g...
|Exploring the relationship between teacher education experience and the child-focused practices implemented in quality early childhood inclusive environments
||The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between teacher education experience and child-focused practices implemented in quality early childhood inclusive environments, the following research questions focused the study: what child-f...
|Transitions in early childhood: a look at parents' perspectives
||This is a qualitative study that is interpretivist in nature and is designed to understand the complexities of early childhood transitions from the point of view of the study participants. This type of research also is used to further understand how ...
|Family-centered practices for families of Latino heritage with young children with disabilities in rural areas
||The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which early childhood educators implement family-centered practices with families of Latino heritage in rural areas and who have young children with disabilities. This research also investigated ...