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Abdul Aziz, Safiyyah; Fletcher, Janet; Bayliss, Donna M. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2017
Background: Past research with children with specific language impairment (SLI) has shown them to have poorer planning and problem-solving ability, and delayed self-regulatory speech (SRS) relative to their typically developing (TD) peers. However, the studies are few in number and are restricted in terms of the number and age range of…
Descriptors: Speech, Planning, Problem Solving, Language Impairments
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Ruiz-Felter, Roxanna; Cooperson, Solaman J.; Bedore, Lisa M.; Peña, Elizabeth D. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2016
Background: Although some investigations of phonological development have found that segmental accuracy is comparable in monolingual children and their bilingual peers, there is evidence that language use affects segmental accuracy in both languages. Aims: To investigate the influence of age of first exposure to English and the amount of current…
Descriptors: Language Acquisition, Kindergarten, Young Children, Bilingual Students
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Justice, Laura M.; Schmitt, Mary Beth; Murphy, Kimberly A.; Pratt, Amy; Biancone, Tricia – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2014
This study examined vocabulary intervention--in terms of targets and techniques--for children with language impairment receiving speech-language therapy in public schools (i.e., non-fee-paying schools) in the United States. Vocabulary treatments and targets were examined with respect to their alignment with the empirically validated practice of…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, Intervention, Public Schools, Speech Language Pathology