The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of parental education
program through interactive bibliotherapy focusing on communication
behaviors level of preschooler with developmental delay and communication
participation time between mother and preschooler with developmental delay.
The subjects in this study were one pairs of mother and preschooler with
developmental delay. The study was conducted twice a week, for four weeks
in the child development center located in the city of Cheon-an. The video
observation data were analyzed quantitatively using frequency analysis. Also,
data were collected with interview method and analyzed qualitatively.
The findings of the study were as follows:
First, the interactive bibliotherapy program through mother education has
improved the level of communication behaviors level of preschoolers with
developmental delays. Second, the interactive bibliotherapy program through
mother education has increased the communication participation time between
mothers and preschoolers with developmental delays. Third, through mother
interview, parental education program using interactive bibliotherapy were
changed to language expression, concern about book reading of preschooler
with developmental delay.
These results suggest that the use of an interactive bibliotherapy program
is an effective intervention for communication behaviors level and
communication participation time between parents and preschoolers with