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  1. Fulltext. The developmental status and adaptive behavior of homeless and low-income housed infants and toddlers.

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    Objectives

    This study describes the developmental status of 127 homeless and 91 low-income housed infants and toddlers.

    Methods

    The Bayley Scales of Infant Development and the Vineland Screener were used to gather data.

    Results

    There were no differences between homeless and lowincome housed children.

    However, younger children in both groups performed than the older children on most summary scores.

    Conclusions

    Homeless and low-income housed children did not differ in their cognitive and motor skills, However, older children scored lower than younger children on most measures of developmental status, suggesting that the cumulative effects of poverty may increase with time.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Développement psychomoteur, Comportement, Cognition, Sans domicile fixe, Pauvreté, Epidémiologie, Evaluation, Echelle évaluation, Nourrisson, Homme, Enfant, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Psychomotor development, Behavior, Cognition, Homeless, Poverty, Epidemiology, Evaluation, Evaluation scale, Infant, Human, Child, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0441628

    Code Inist : 002B18H07. Création : 25/01/1999.