Koti Katerina


In the present study, the first and strongest environmental impact on children's developmental effects is presented, which comes from the family context, where children live and are active in the first years of life. In more detail, we focused on the detailed analysis of specific characteristics of parents, such as their socio-economic and educational level, family structure, age, and citizenship of the parents, as well as whether or not they have attended a family support program, characteristics that contribute in the formation of an appropriate or non-family environment and considered by the scientific community to be able to influence the level of a child's cognitive development, and in particular "oral speech", "reading" and "scripture and written expression".


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