Bound-Morpheme Generalization by Children With SLI: Is There a Functional Relationship With Accuracy of Response to Training Targets?

Kiernan, Barbara J.
June 1999
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun1999, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p649
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study which investigated whether limited bound-morpheme generalization (BMG) by preschool children with specific language impairment (SLI) is functionally related to accuracy of response to training targets. Methodology; Results; Discussion.


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