A Comparison of Language Abilities in Adolescents With Down Syndrome and Children With Specific Language Impairment
- Relationships between reading, phonological skills and language development in individuals with Down syndrome: A five year follow-up study. Laws, Glynis; Gunn, Deborah // Reading & Writing;Sep2002, Vol. 15 Issue 5/6, p527
This article is based on language, memory and reading information gathered for a five year follow-up study of 30 children and adolescents with Down syndrome, aged from 10 to 24 years at the end of the study. At Time 1, 10 individuals were classified as readers but by Time 2 this number had risen...
- The Role of Natural Class Features in the Acquisition of Phonotactic Regularities. Li-Jen Kuo // Journal of Psycholinguistic Research;Apr2009, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p129
Previous research has shown that phonotactic regularities can be acquired through recent production or auditory experience (e.g., Dell et al., Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 26(6), 1355ï¿½1367, 2000; Onishi et al., Cognition, 83(1), B13ï¿½B23, 2002)....
- Why Construction Grammar is radical. Taylor, John R. // Annual Review of Cognitive Linguistics;2004, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p321
This article reviews some of the foundational assumptions of Croft'sRadical Construction Grammar. While constructions have featured prominently in much recent work in cognitive linguistics, Croft adopts the â€˜radicalâ€™ view that constructions are the primary objects of linguistic...
- Kikuyu vowel harmony. Long Peng // South African Journal of African Languages;2000, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p370
Focuses on the phonological patterns of Kikuyu group in Kenya. Identification of the productive system of vowel harmony; Determination of the deviant properties of Bantu harmony system; Distinction of the seven vowels.
- RepeticiÃ³n de pseudopalabras en niÃ±os con sÃndrome de Down. Pérez, Denisse; Mendoza, Elvira; Carballo, Gloria; Fresneda, María Dolores; Muñoz, Juana // OnomÃ¡zein;Dec2012, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p377
Down syndrome (DS) is a genetic disorder which is represented by a variety of physical, sensory and cognitive disturbances. It has been described that children with Down syndrome show disturbances in repetition of pseudowords in Spanish. Nevertheless, most of these studies are in English. The...
- TIME FACTORS IN PERCEPTION OF A DOUBLE CONSONANT. Pickett, J. M.; Decker, Louis R. // Language & Speech;Jan-Mar60, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p11
Examines the perceptual distinction between a single stop consonant /p/. Effects of two time factors; Analysis of the effects of ten closure durations; Rate of closure duration.
- An electrophysiological study of infants' sensitivity to... Shafer, Valerie L.; Shucard, David W.; Shucard, Janet L.; Gerken, LouAnn // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug1998, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p874
Presents information on the study which explores infants' sensitivity to the phonological characteristics of their native language. Details on electrophysiological studies; Acoustic measurements of stimuli; Phonetic differences in infants.
- Language and Cognition. Grubišič, Marina // Suvremena Lingvistika;2011, Vol. 37 Issue 71, p151
No abstract available.
- Testing the double-deficit hypothesis in an adult sample. Miller, Carlin J.; Miller, Scott R.; Bloom, Juliana S.; Jones, Lauren; Lindstrom, William; Craggs, Jason; Garcia-Barrera, Mauricio; Semrud-Clikeman, Margaret; Gilger, Jeffrey W.; Hynd, George W. // Annals of Dyslexia;2006, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p83
The double-deficit hypothesis of dyslexia posits that reading deficits are more severe in individuals with weaknesses in phonological awareness and rapid naming than in individuals with deficits in only one of these reading composite skills. In this study, the hypothesis was tested in an adult...