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Karla Van Leeuwen



I am involved and interested in research on child/adolescent development, with a focus on child/adolescent characteristics (personality, temperament,  genes, sensory processing sensitivity …) interacting with the environment (especially parenting); assessment of behavioural, emotional and cognitive aspects of parenting; differential parenting; co-parenting; parenting in children with special needs; evaluation of parenting support programs.

Discipline of research:
Family Studies

Parenting and Special Education Research Unit, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium