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Relations of Race, Mother's Education, and Early Education on Kindergarten Academic Readiness of Children with and without Diabetes

Abstract Chronic illness can affect multiple domains of functioning, yet scientific understanding of the effects across the lifespan and under multiple contexts is still developing. For instance, research consistently indicates the early years of a child's life are pivotal for early intervening to positively affect physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional development; unfortunately, the impact of chronic illnesses, and thus appropriate interventions, during this time are not well-established. Academic achievement is one area in which children with chronic illness are negatively affected and research suggests that the effects of illness can be exacerbated by certain social determinants of health and demographic characteristics; however, no recent... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Kucera, Miranda (Author) / Sullivan, Amanda L (Advisor) / Wodrich, David (Committee member) / Thompson, Marilyn (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational psychology
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 80 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Psychology 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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