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The Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment (HOME) Inventory (Caldwell, & Bradley, 1984, 2003) is designed to measure the quality and quantity of stimulation and support available to a child in the home environment. The focus is on the child in the environment, child as a recipient of inputs from objects, events, and transactions occurring in connection with the family surroundings.


To reference the HOME Inventory please use the following citation:  

Caldwell, B. M., & Bradley, R. H. (2003). Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment: Administration Manual.  Tempe, AZ: Family & Human Dynamics Research Institute, Arizona State University.

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