What Fathers Contribute to Child Development.

Year Published
Author (Individual)
Ladd, Linda D.
Resource Type
Fact Sheet
Resource Format
Fathers who are active in their child's life will have a tremendous effect on their child's development- both cognitively and socially. Having the experience of two involved parents adds variety and dimension to the child's experience of the world. Researchers stress that parents must be actively and positively involved in their child's life to contribute to the healthy development of their child. This brief takes a look at what scientists believe fathers add to their child's development in a unique and important way. (Author abstract, modified).

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