Self-regulatory behaviors in children with Down syndrome and typically developing children measured using the Goodman Lock Box
Gilmore, Linda, Cuskelly, Monica, & Hayes, Alan (2003) Self-regulatory behaviors in children with Down syndrome and typically developing children measured using the Goodman Lock Box. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 24(2), pp. 95-108.
Self-regulation has been identified as an area of difficulty for those with mental retardation. The Goodman Lock Box provides measures of two critical aspects of self-regulation – planfulness and maintenance of goal-directed behavior. In this study, the Lock Box performance of 25 children with Down syndrome was compared with that of 43 typically developing children, matched for mental age (24-36 months). Children in both groups showed similar levels of competence, planfulness and distractibility. However, children with Down syndrome displayed more task-avoidant behavior. Some issues related to the measurements obtained from the Lock Box are raised.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
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|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2003 Elsevier|
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|Deposited On:||24 Feb 2009 05:49|
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