are less likely to work when their parents can get jobs.
Classroom studies indicate that specific educational practices such as choice in activities tend to increase the self-regulatory behaviors of primary aged children
as well as older children
all get up and tuck their hands in their armpits to flap their "wings.
Just as it is unwise to generalize about students as if all students were the same or about parents as if all parents or all families were the same, so it is unwise to generalize about all parents of children
with special needs, making the assumption that they are all the same.
The research was guided by two main questions: (1) what are the common factors of low-SES homes from which children
are able to achieve academic success, and (2) do some low-SES children
succeed simply because they are resilient and would succeed no matter what type of home they were in?
However, participant observation in naturalistic settings is emerging as a technique that is particularly well suited to studying young children
in a variety of contexts.
at high risk for TB infection include contacts of persons with active TB; those who are foreign-born; those who travel to or have household visitors from a country with a high TB prevalence such as Mexico, the Philippines, Vietnam, India, and China (8); contacts with high-risk adults, including those who are homeless, incarcerated, infected with HIV, or intravenous drug users; and those with chronic conditions such as diabetes mellitus, renal failure, malnutrition, or other immunodeficiencies (6, 7).
It is difficult to estimate rates of sexual abuse among children
Recognition among policy makers of the unique vulnerability of children
had its origins in the United States and dates from the publication in 1993 of the National Research Council (NRC) report Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children
(National Research Council 1993).
Among the fruits of their labor are biographies of legends like Cesar Chavez and Malcolm X, as well as stories of children
from immigrant and migrant communities.
Nevertheless, and in spite of the fact that the family in Latin America is considered to be of extreme importance historically and in the present, children
and childhood in Latin America have been notably absent from the literature.
Basing its report on 1994/95 and 2000/01 data collected by the National Longitudinal Survey of Children
and Youth on children
aged six months to five years, the agency found the use of child care increased for all children
within the age group regardless of the children
's background, including children
aged one to five years of age, children
of single or two-parent families, children
from lower or higher income households, and children
living in rural or urban communities.