Nonword Repetition and Language Development in 4-Year-Old Children With and Without a History of Early Language Delay
- Working Memory Capacity and Language Processes in Children With Specific Language Impairment. Marton, Klara; Schwartz, Richard G. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct2003, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p1138
This study examined the interaction between working memory and language comprehension in children with specific language impairment (SLI), focusing on the function of the central executive component and its interaction with the phonological loop (A. D. Baddeley, 1986) in complex working memory...
- Back to school: Improve Your Child's Vocabulary. // Chicago Citizen - South End Edition;8/29/2012, Vol. 45 Issue 30, p14
The article offers tips for parents on how to help expand and improve their children's vocabulary.
- Conversation Boosters. Bell, Alison // Parenting;Dec/Jan2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p176
Presents ways to nurture the speaking skills of a child.
- LONG-TERM RECALL OF SPEECH SOUNDS AS A FUNCTION OF PRONOUNCE ABILITY. Winitz, Harris; Herriman, Eve; Bellerose, Betty // Language & Speech;Jan-Mar75, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p74
Articulatory behaviour has often been regarded as a mediator for perceptual events. The early formulations of the motor theory stressed articulatory behaviour as an important link in the perception of speech segments. Rehearsal permits transfer of items from short term memory (primary memory) to...
- Verbal Working Memory in Bilingual Children. Gutiérrez-Clellen, Vera F.; Calderén, Janet; Weismer, Susan Ellis // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug2004, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p863
The present study compared the performance of 44 Latino children on the Competing Language Processing Task (CLPT; C. Gaulin & T. Campbell, 1994) and the Dual Processing Comprehension Task (DPCT; S. Ellis Weismer, 1996). First, it was of interest to know if there were significant differences...
- Joined-up thinking. Chilvers, Di // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);10/7/2013, Vol. 112 Issue 4329, p29
The article discusses the Talk for Learning (TfL) initiative developed by East Riding of Yoshire Council in England. It informs that the TfR aims to support the development and progress of children's communication, language and literacy (CL&L) skills across the Early Years Foundation Stage...
- Fast Mapping and Syntactic Bootstrapping. Meyerhoff, Michael K. // Pediatrics for Parents;2008, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p8
The author discusses the use of fast mapping and syntactic bootstrapping in child development processes. He refers to the way in which children develop language skill at a rapid rate during the period from two to six years of age. He points out that parents need to make sure that their children...
- Big plans for small talk. Attenborough, Liz // Literacy Today;Sep2004, Issue 40, p7
Discusses developments in the National Literacy Trust's Talk To Your Baby campaign. Importance of early language development; Creation of a forum to facilitate national debate on the issue of children's early communication skills; Role of parents as child's first educators.
- Perspectives on Parenting. Meyerhoff, Michael K. // Pediatrics for Parents;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 30 Issue 1/2, p8
The article discusses how parents can promote child's language development. It is said that language is underlies cognitive and social development in a child as well. Mild-to-moderate hearing loss is far more common and hard to detect so parents should ensure baby can hear well. Parents should...