Early Numeracy in Children with Down’s Syndrome in Greece

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Abstract

Through this study, we intend to explore the early numeracy of young children with Down’s syn-drome. Participants were 40 children with Down’s syndrome enrolled in special school programs, aged between 7;02 (y;m) and 14;07 (M = 10.07, SD = 2.06). Survey data was gathered, during the last term of 2013, via questionnaires. As a research tool, it was used the Utrecht Early Competence Test, which is a standardized psychometric test. There is also an attempt to compare the at-tainments of children with Down’s syndrome, with multi-language children, children with special educational needs (enrolled general schools) and typically developing children. The results are discussed in terms of their implications for educational placement

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Charitaki, G. , Baralis, G. , Polychronopoulou, S. , Lappas, D. & Soulis, G. (2014). Early Numeracy in Children with Down’s Syndrome in Greece. Psychology, 5, 1426-1432. doi: 10.4236/psych.2014.512153.

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