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Wray, Charlotte; Norbury, Courtenay Frazier; Alcock, Katie – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2016
Background: Specific language impairment (SLI) is diagnosed when language is significantly below chronological age expectations in the absence of other developmental disorders, sensory impairments or global developmental delays. It has been suggested that gesture may enhance communication in children with SLI by providing an alternative means to…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Nonverbal Communication, Psychomotor Skills, Correlation