Multigenerational Households and School Readiness

Augustine and Raley reported children born to unmarried mothers living with a grandparent  in multigenerational households was positively associated with reading scores and behavior problems.

Augustine, Jennifer March and Raley, R. Kelly. (2013). Multigenerational households and the school readiness of children born to unmarried mothers. Journal of Family Issues, 34, 431-459.

About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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