Sustained Selective Attention Skills of Preschool Children With Specific Language Impairment: Evidence for Separate Attentional Capacities
- Training in Phonological Awareness Generalizes to Phonological Working Memory: A Preliminary Investigation Preliminary Investigation. van Kleeck, Anne; Gillam, Ronald B.; Hoffman, Lavae M. // Journal of Speech-Language Pathology & Applied Behavior Analysis;Jan2009, Vol. 4 Issue 1-4, p40
Early reading achievement relies on phonological awareness (PA) and phonological working memory (WM). Children with language impairment (LI) have problems with both. Three studies were conducted to determine whether treating PA would also improve phonological WM in preschoolers with LI. Study 1...
- Enhancing emerging literacy in a language preschool. Watson, Linda R.; Layton, Thomas L. // Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools;Jul94, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p136
Describes a preschool program that fosters emerging speaking, listening, reading and writing in children with speech and language impairments (SLI). Strategies used to incorporate literacy-related events and artifacts into the daily classroom schedule.
- Children With a History of Expressive Vocabulary Delay: Outcomes at 5 Years of Age. Girolametto, Luigi; Wiigs, Megan; Smyth, Ron; Weitzman, Elaine; Pearce, Patsy Steig // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;Nov2001, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p358
Examines the higher level language abilities of preschool children diagnosed as late talkers. Use of the soundfield testing for audiological testing; Method use in assessing the receptive language of children; Comparison between late talkers and typically developing children.
- 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.
- Wait! Stop! It's All Too Much! Beck, Martha // O, The Oprah Magazine;Nov2007, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p97
The author offers advice on improving one's attentional targeting ability. She addresses the increasing demand on human attention. She explains how to test one's attentional targeting ability. She recommends closing the eyes and taking deep, slow breaths to free the attention bottleneck. She...
- Pay Attention: Behavior Skills Children Learn in Preschool Will Help Them Complete College. Colker, Laura J. // Teaching Young Children;Feb/Mar2013, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p13
The article discusses the attention span, the ability to pay attention and focus on a task in preschool education. It notes that attention span would help preschool children to complete in college. It presents the study taken from the data of Colorado Adoption Project (CAP) which rates...
- INTRUSIVE EFFECTS OF IMPLICITLY PROCESSED INFORMATION ON EXPLICIT MEMORY. Sentz, Dustin F.; Kirkhart, Matthew W.; LoPresto, Charles; Sobelman, Steven // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Feb2002, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p241
Investigates the intrusive effects of implicitly processed information on explicit memory. Interpretation of the modality effect of explicit memory; Factors responsible for the explicit and implicit processing; Values of phonetic and semantic inclusions.
- Learning a new poem: Memory for connected speech and phonological awareness in low-income... Fazio, Barbara B. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec1997, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p1285
Examines rate memory for connected speech in low-income children with and without specific language impairment (SLI). Serial memory deficits in children with SLI; Relationship between short-term memory, phonological awareness, and beginning reading; Knowledge of nursery rhymes in preschoolers...
- Generalized effects of Enhanced Milieu Teaching. Kaiser, Ann P.; Hester, Peggy P. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Dec94, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p1320
Examines the primary and generalized effects of Enhanced Milieu Teaching with preschool children with significant language delays. Analysis of the primary effects of Milieu Training; Generalized changes in children's communication resulting from Milieu Training; Measures; Reliability;...