Recognition of Gated Words by Children With Specific Language Impairment: An Examination of Lexical Mapping
- Lexical learning by children with specific language impairment: Effects of linguistic input... Weismer, Susan Ellis; Hesketh, Linda J. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb96, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p177
Investigates the impact of speaking rate variations in the linguistic input provided to children during a novel word learning task on the lexical learning by children with specific language impairment (SLI). Interpretation of results within a framework of limited processing capacity.
- Lexical retrieval deficits in anomic aphasia and specific language impairment (SLI). Kambanaros, Maria; van Steenbrugge, Willem // Linguistic Variation;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p237
Lexical retrieval of verbs and nouns was compared in two groups of impaired language users, children diagnosed with SLI and adults with acquired anomic aphasia, on two production tasks: picture confrontation naming and connected speech. Both children with SLI and adults with anomic aphasia...
- LEXICAL AND GRAMMATICAL IMPAIRMENT IN DYSPHASIA. Clarke, Brenda; Smith, N. V. // Language & Speech;Jan-Mar66, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p28
Examines the relative incidence of lexical and grammatical errors in oral reading in a group of dysphasic patients. Presentation of lexical items in isolation, in groups, and in clauses; Analysis of impairment; Assessment in the production of speech.
- SOME MEASURES OF LEXICAL DIVERSITY IN APHASIC AND NORMAL LANGUAGE PERFORMANCE. Wachal, Robert S.; Spreen, Otfried // Language & Speech;Apr-Jun73, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p169
The article discusses some measures of lexical diversity in aphasic and normal language performance. The primary goals of the study were to discover which measures differentiate aphasic subjects from normal subjects, to eliminate redundant measures of lexical diversity, and to assess the...
- Clinical implications of the effects of lexical aspect and phonology on children's production of the regular past tense. Johnson, Bonnie W.; Morris, Sherrill R. // Child Language Teaching & Therapy;Oct2007, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p287
This study examined the effect of lexical aspect and phonology on regular past-tense production. Data are presented from a group of 31 children, mean age 33 months, with typical language development. A case study of a 50-month-old child with Specific Language Impairment (SLI) is also presented....
- Text structure and patterns of cohesion in narrative texts written by adults with a history of language impairment. Mortensen, Lynne; Smith-Lock, Karen; Nickels, Lyndsey // Reading & Writing;Jul2009, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p735
This paper examines text structure and patterns of cohesion in stories written by a group of adults with a history of childhood language impairment. The study aimed to extend our knowledge of writing difficulties in this group by building upon a study that examined clause level phenomena...
- Word selection in reading sentences: Preceding versus following contexts. Potter, Mary C.; Stiefbold, Diana; Moryadas, Anita // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory & Cognition;Jan1998, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p68
Presents information on lexical ambiguity by presenting readers with an overt choice between two words presented in parallel. Information on the contextual bias in word perception; How the models were selected; Details on the study.
- Why is short-term sentence recall verbatim? An evaluation of the role of lexical priming. Ming-Wei Lee; Williams, John N. // Memory & Cognition;Mar97, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p156
Evaluates the role of lexical priming in the verbatimness of short-term sentence recall. Definition of short-term sentence recall; Affected by words in an distractor task; Availability of lexical entries during the regeneration of the sentence; Source of lure intrusion effect; Interaction...
- Coming to grips with lexical richness in spontaneous speech data. Vermeer, A. // Language Testing;Jan2000, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p65
In spontaneous speech data, lexical richness is generally operationalized by measures in which the relation between the number of types and tokens plays a role, of which the Type/Token Ratio (TTR) is the most famous. This article discusses the reliability and validity of different measures of...