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Characterizing disability in Head Start programs: Not so clearcut

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Barton, Lauren R.; Spiker, Donna; Williamson, Cyndi;
Date Issued: Q4 2012
Description: An identification of Head Start children meeting three different criteria for having a disability or developmental delay, an identification of three additional categories based on alternative criteria, an examination of the children's early literacy, social, and behavioral skills both at entry to Head Start and at the end of kindergarten, and an examination of disability status as a predictor of kindergarten outcomes, based on data from 638 children from the Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) 2000 data set
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Funder(s): United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Journal Title: Early Childhood Research Quarterly
Volume Number: 27
Issue Number: 4
Page Range: 596-612
Topics: Children & Child Development > Children with Special Needs & Special Child Populations > Children with Special Needs

Programs, Interventions & Curricula > Programs > Early Head Start/Head Start
Country: United States
ISSN: 1873-7706 Online
0885-2006 Paper
Peer Reviewed: yes
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