Associations among parent–child relationships and cognitive and language outcomes in a clinical sample of preschool children

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the importance of assessing parent-child interactions and their influence on cognitive development in young children with early neurological disorders.
  2. Identify whether parent-child relationship characteristics, particularly quality of the relationship, have measureable effects on preschool cognition and language.

Leiser, K., Heffelfinger, A., & Kaugars, A. (2017). Associations among parent–child relationships and cognitive and language outcomes in a clinical sample of preschool children. The Clinical Neuropsychologist31(2), 423-437.