This volume is about public as well as academic debate about the effectiveness of early intervention programs in producing lasting gains in children's intellectual development. It includes reports which review center and house-based early intervention programs and 96 positive studies on them.
Introduction 1. The Effects of Early Childhood Intervention 2. The Effects of Parent Training Programs on Child Performance and Behavior 3. Long-Term Effects of Early Intervention: The New Haven Project 4. The Developmental Continuity Consortium Study: Secondary Analysis of Early 79 Intervention Data 5. A Review of Head Start Research Since 1969 6. Long-Term Gains from Early Intervention: An Overview of Current Research