Prevalence of specific language impairment in kindergarten children
- Getting the Word Out. Swigert, Nancy B. // ASHA Leader;2/4/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p4
Focuses on the programs for children with reading, spelling and written language disorders offered by Reading Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Contract of the organization with a marketing firm; Development of cost-effective forms of advertising to attract employees; Provision of diagnostic...
- Bamford-Lahey Offers up to $10,000 for Child Language Doctoral Students. // ASHA Leader;2/4/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p23
Focuses on the scholarships offered by Bamford-Lahey Children's Foundation for doctoral students specializing in children's language disorders in the U.S. Evaluation of the ability of applicants to complete the doctoral programs; Increase of knowledge on children's language disorders;...
- Not Just Another Summer Camp. Werner, Anita // ASHA Leader;2/4/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p33
Focuses on the activities offered at Kamp Talkalot, a summer camp for the improvement of the pragmatic language intervention programs of children in Scottsdale, Arizona. Goal of the summer camp to improve the functional use of language; Assessment of the pragmatic language of children;...
- The Effect of Rate-Controlled Speech on the Auditory Receptive Scores of Children with Normal and Disordered Language Abilities. Blosser, Jean L.; Weidner, William E.; Dinero, Thomas // Journal of Special Education;Fall76, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p291
Presents a study which examined the influence of expanded speaking rate on the auditory comprehension of speech in children having language disorders. Review of related literature; Methods used; Results and discussion.
- Working With Children Who Have Language Difficulties. Greenspan, Stanley I. // Early Childhood Today;Feb2001, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p21
Provides tips for teachers in handling children with language problems. Building up of long conversations to exercise the child's receptive language; Playing the 'following directions' game; Playing treasure hunt; Formal assessment by a speech pathologist.
- HOW JEROME LEARNED TO READ. Markova, Dawna // Mothering;Jan/Feb2004, Issue 122, p68
Focuses on the problem related to dyslexia in children. INSET: Asset-Focused Parenting.
- Why and when do some language-impaired children seem talkative? A study of initiation in conversations of children with semantic-pragmatic disorder. Bishop, Dorothy; Hartley, Joanne // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders;Apr1994, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p177
Studies the unusually high rate of initiations often seen in conversation with language-impaired children. Results of previous research by Rapin & Allen, and Adams & Bishop; Study of the behavior of children with semantic-pragmatic disorder in different types of situations; Implications of the...
- Auditory evoked responses to frequency-modulated tones in children with specific language... Tomblin, J. Bruce; Abbas, Paul J. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Apr95, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p387
Reports on the findings of an experiment in which averaged cortically evoked potentials to frequency-modulated tones were obtained from children with specific language impairment (SLI) and age-matched children who were normal language learners. Finding that the responses of the children with SLI...
- Sequential memory in children with and without language impairment. Gillam, Ronald B.; Cowan, Nelson // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Apr95, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p393
Studies serial recall in children with language impairment and two groups of normally achieving controls. Finding that the list-final suffix effect was substantially larger than normal in children with language impairment, even though other aspects of their recall were normal.
- Grammatical Characteristics of Swedish Children With SLI. Hansson, Kristina; Nettelbladt, Ulrika // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Jun95, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p589
Examines whether children with specific language impairment (SLI) acquiring Swedish exhibit a different pattern of grammatical impairment compared to English-speaking children with SLI. Analysis of spontaneous speech samples from 10 Swedish children; Results suggesting Swedish children's...