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Koohi R, Sajedi F, Movallali G, Dann M, Soltani P. Faranak Parent-Child Mother Goose Program: Impact on Mother-Child Relationship for Mothers of Preschool Hearing Impaired Children. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal 2016; 14 (4) :201-210
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1- Department of Psychology & Education of Exceptional Children, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- Pediatric Neuro-rehabilitation Research Center, University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences,Tehran, Iran.
3- Department of Psychology and Education of Exceptional Children, Pediatric Neuro-rehabilitation Research Center, University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences,Tehran, Iran.
4- Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.
5- Department of Biostatistics, University of social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Objectives: The parent-child relationship is one of the strongest predictors of a child’s adjustment during adulthood. Many hearing-impaired children have normal hearing families, and this issue adversely affects the parent-child relationship; however, studies on interventions have focused on high-risk clinical specimens.
Methods: The effect of the Faranak parent-child program (Persian version of parent-child Mother Goose program) on the quality of mother-child relationship has been evaluated in this study, which involved families having preschool, hearing-impaired children. A group of 14 mothers with hearing-impaired children participated in this 12-week program. The control group received no training. Both groups were asked to complete the Gerrard parent-child questionnaire before and after the intervention program to assess their relationship with their children before and after the program.
Results: The mothers who were part of the experiment group reported many positive changes in their relationship with the child during the program.
Discussion: The Frank parent-child Mother Goose program could help families with hearing-impaired children in this 12-week community-based program, wherein parents learned skills that affect the relationship between mother and child.

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Received: 2016/07/1 | Accepted: 2016/10/28 | Published: 2016/12/1

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