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Loucas, Tom; Baird, Gillian; Simonoff, Emily; Slonims, Vicky – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2016
Background: Specific language impairment (SLI) is heterogeneous and identifying subgroups within it may help explain the aetiology of the condition. Phonological processing abilities distinguish between children with SLI who do and do not have reading decoding impairments (RDIs). Aims: To probe different levels of phonological processing in…
Descriptors: Phonological Awareness, Children, Language Impairments, Reading Difficulties
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Loucas, Tom; Riches, Nick Greatorex; Charman, Tony; Pickles, Andrew; Simonoff, Emily; Chandler, Susie; Baird, Gillian – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2010
Background: The cognitive bases of language impairment in specific language impairment (SLI) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) were investigated in a novel non-word comparison task which manipulated phonological short-term memory (PSTM) and speech perception, both implicated in poor non-word repetition. Aims: This study aimed to investigate the…
Descriptors: Stimuli, Reaction Time, Autism, Language Impairments
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Charman, Tony; Baron-Cohen, Simon; Swettenham, John; Baird, Gillian; Drew, Auriol; Cox, Antony – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2003
Background: To examine longitudinal associations between diagnosis, joint attention, play and imitation abilities and language outcome in infants with autism and pervasive developmental disorder. Methods and Procedures: Experimental measures of joint attention, play and imitation were conducted with a sample of infants with autism spectrum…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Attention, Infants, Play
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Norbury, Courtenay Frazier; Nash, Marysia; Baird, Gillian; Bishop, Dorothy V. M. – International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 2004
Background: The Children's Communication Checklist (CCC 1998) was revised in 2003 (CCC-2) to provide a general screen for communication disorder and to identify pragmatic/social interaction deficits. Two validation studies were conducted with different populations of children with language and communication impairments. Methods & Procedures: In…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Pragmatics, Language Impairments, Check Lists