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Muskett, Tom; Body, Richard; Perkins, Mick – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2012
Traditional approaches to standardized assessment are underpinned by the assumption that between-assessor variation in delivery can effectively be eliminated. However, fine-grained analyses of the administration of such assessments (e.g. Maynard and Marlaire, 1992) have established that significant subtle interactional variations occur even in…
Descriptors: Children, Evaluation, Interaction, Naming
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Leonard, Laurence B. – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2009
In this article, the author presents some reflections on the study of children with specific language impairment (SLI). He acknowledges the heterogeneity found in the many individuals who meet criteria for the label of SLI. The genetics of SLI attracts much research interest, particularly into the causes and characteristics of SLI and the…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Research, Children
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Bishop, Dorothy V. M. – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2009
Compared with autistic disorder and developmental dyslexia, specific language impairment (SLI) attracts considerably less media coverage and research funding. Whereas most members of the public have some idea of the characteristics of autistic disorder and developmental dyslexia, this is not so for SLI. It is intriguing to consider why this might…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, News Reporting, Language Impairments, Research Needs
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Conti-Ramsden, Gina – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2009
Academics from a variety of disciplines are busily studying conditions such as specific language impairment. Professionals are involved in evidence-based practice, tackling the realities of helping children with language difficulties and supporting their families. Parents often get together via support groups, get advice via the web, use helplines…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Consciousness Raising, Research Needs