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Cognitive and social factors in the development of infants with Down syndrome.

Moore, DG, Oates, JM, Hobson, RP and Goodwin, J (2002) Cognitive and social factors in the development of infants with Down syndrome. Downs Syndr Res Pract, 8 (2). pp. 43-52.

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Abstract

Infants and young children with Down syndrome can be engaging and affectionate. It seems that in the early months of life their personal relations may be relatively 'spared' the effects of limitations in their capacities for information-processing. Yet how far is this the case as development proceeds? In this paper we discuss some ways in which social and cognitive development interact and mutually influence one another over the first year or so of life, and present preliminary findings from a longitudinal study of infants with and without Down syndrome. The evidence suggests that the development of 'triadic' (person-person-world) social interactions may be affected by limited information-processing capacities in infants with Down syndrome, through a complex socially-mediated developmental trajectory.

Item Type: Article
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Moore, DGd.g.moore@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Oates, JMUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Hobson, RPUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Goodwin, JUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : September 2002
Uncontrolled Keywords : Attention, Child, Preschool, Cognition Disorders, Down Syndrome, Humans, Infant, Mother-Child Relations
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 10:31
Last Modified : 17 May 2017 14:50
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/828098

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