Anat Zaidman – Zait

Postdoctoral research in Education
Tel Aviv University
Research Topic: Parental stress and coping processes among parents of children with disabilities. 

Refereed Publications:


• Hall, W. Scher, A., Zaidman-Zait, A. Espezel, H. Warnock, F. & Clauson, M. A community-based study of sleep and behaviour problems in 12- to 36-month-old children. Child: Care, Health, and Development 38 no.3, (2012): 379-389. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2011.01252.x)

• Kimberly A. Schonert-Reichl, Smith, V.& Zaidman-Zait, A. Hertzman, C. Promoting Children’s prosocial behaviors in school: Impact of the Roots of Empathy program on the social-emotional competence of school-aged children. School Mental Health 4 (2012):1–21

• Marshall,S. Zaidman-Zait, A. Domene, J. F. & Young, R. A. Qualitative Action-Project method in family research. Journal of Family Theory & Review 4 no. 2 (2012): 160-173.

• Jamieson, R.J.,* Zaidman-Zait, A*. Poon, B. Family support needs as perceived by parents of preadolescents and adolescents who are deaf or hard of hearing. Deafness & Education International 13 (2011): 110-130. 
* The two first authors contributed equally to this research and their names are listed alphabetically.

• Brummelte, S. Grunau, R. E. Zaidman-Zait, A. Weinberg, J. Nordstokke, D. Cepeda, I. Cortisol levels in relation to maternal interaction and child internalizing behavior in preterm and full term children at 18 months corrected age. Developmental Psychobiology 53 (2011): 184-195.

Zaidman-Zait, A. Mirenda, P. & Zumbo, B. D. Georgiades, Peter Szatmari, P. Bryson,S. ...  and the Pathways in ASD Study Team. Factor Analysis of the Parenting Stress Index-Short Form with Parents of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism Research 4 (2011): 336-346.

• Dromi, E. & Zaidman-Zait, A. Interrelations among various communicative behaviors at the outset of speech: Parents as observers. Journal of Child Language 38 (2011): 101-120.  

• Scher, A. Hall, W. Zaidman-Zait, A. Weinberg, J. Sleep Quality, Cortisol Levels and Behavioral Regulation in Toddlers. Developmental Psychobiology 52 (2010): 44-53.

Zaidman-Zait, A.  Mirenda, P. Zumbo, B. D. Wellington, S. Dua, V. & Kalynchuk, K. An item response theory analysis of the parenting stress index-short form with parents of children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry 51(2010): 1269-1277.

• Marshall, S. K. Young, R. A. Domene, J. Zaidman-Zait, A. Adolescent possible selves as jointly constructed in parent-adolescent career conversations and related activities. Identity: An International Journal of Theory and Research 8 (2008): 185-204.

• Young, R.A. Marshall, S.K. Domene, J.F. Graham, M. Logan, C. Zaidman-Zait, A. Mart, A. K. Lee, C. Transition to adulthood as a family project: Governance transfer, career promotion, and relationship. Journal of counseling psychology 55 (2008): 297-307.

Zaidman-Zait, A. Everyday Problems and Stress Faced by Parents of Children with a Cochlear Implant. Rehabilitation Psychology 53 (2008): 139-152.

Zaidman-Zait, A. & Young, R. A. Parental involvement in the habilitation process following children’s cochlear implantation: An action theory perspective. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education 13 (2008) 39-60.

• Smith, V. Mirenda, P. & Zaidman-Zait, A. Predictors of Expressive Vocabulary Growth in Children with Autism. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 50 (2007): 149-160.

Zaidman-Zait, A. & Dromi, E. Analogous and distinctive patterns of pre –linguistic communication in hearing and deaf toddlers. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 50 (2007): 1166-1180.

Zaidman-Zait, A. Parenting a child with a cochlear implant: A critical incident study. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education 12 (2007): 221-241.

Zaidman-Zait, A. & Jamieson, R.J. Providing web-based support for families of young children with special needs. Infants and Young Children 20 (2007): 11-25.

• Young, R. A. Marshall, S. K. Domene, J. F. Graham, M. Logan, C. Templeton, L. & Zaidman-Zait, A. Valach, L. Meaningful actions and motivated projects in the transition to adulthood: Two case illustrations. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance 7 (2007): 149-158.

• Young, R. A. Marshall, S. Domene, J.F. Arato-Bolivar, J. Hayoun, R. Marshall, E. Zaidman-Zait, A. & Ladislav Valach. Relationships, Communication, and Career in the Parent-adolescent Projects of Families with and without Challenges. Journal of Vocational Behavior 68 (2006): 1-23.

Zaidman-Zait, A. & Most, T. Cochlear implants in deaf children: Maternal expectations and impact on the family. Volta Review 105 (2005): 129 - 150.

Zaidman-Zait, A. & Jamieson, J.R. Searching for cochlear implant information on the Internet maze: Implications for parents and professionals. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education 4 (2004): 413-425.

• Most, T. & Zaidman-Zait, A. The needs of parents of children with cochlear implants. The Volta Review 103  (2003): 99-116.

• Wiesel, A & Zaidman, A. Attitudes of secular and religious adolescents toward persons with disabilities: A multidimensional analysis. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education 50 (2003): 309 – 332. 

Books /Chapters:

• Young, R. A. Marshall, S. K. Valach, L. Domene, J. F. Graham, M. & Zaidman-Zait, A.  Transition to adulthood: action, projects and counseling. New-York: Springer, 2010.

Zaidman-Zait, A. "Quality of life among cochlear implant recipients." In International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation: edited by JH Stone, M Blouin. Buffalo, New York: the Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange (CIRRIE), 2010