For Parents

Proven Results

Statistically significant greater improvements occurred in PALS parents’ responsive interaction styles, which caused
greater improvements in children’s development.

Of parents who received PALS curriculum intervention… Of children whose parents received PALS…
71% used richer vocabulary with their children. 64% achieved higher cognitive test scores.
64% provided richer verbal explanations to their
children.
72% achieved higher motor skills scores.
68% spent more time maintaining their child’s focus of
attention and interest.
64% showed greater expressive language skills.
55% provided more praise to their children. 59% showed larger receptive vocabularies.
69% showed greater warmth and sensitivity to their
children.
59% initiated conversation with their parents more
often.
69% were more contingently responsive to their
children (i.e.: parent’s response was well matched
to the child’s signals).
66% showed greater cooperation in providing a
response to parents’ requests
(compared to parents who received weekly home visits but
not PALS curriculum intervention)
(compared to children whose parents received weekly home
visits but not PALS curriculum intervention)