Parental Perspectives During the Transition to Adulthood of Adolescents With a History of Specific Language Impairment (SLI)
- Health-Related Quality of Life for Children and Adolescents with Specific Language Impairment: A Cohort Study by a Learning Disabilities Reference Center. Hubert-Dibon, Gaëlle; Bru, Marie; Gras Le Guen, Christèle; Launay, Elise; Roy, Arnaud // PLoS ONE;11/16/2016, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p1
Objectives: To assess the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of children with specific language impairment (SLI). Study Design: In a prospective sample at a Learning Disabilities Reference Center, proxy-rated HRQOL (KIDSCREEN-27) was assessed for children with SLI and unaffected children...
- Language and Social Factors in the Use of Cell Phone Technology by Adolescents With and Without Specific Language Impairment (SLI). Conti-Ramsden, Gina; Durkin, Kevin; Simkin, Zoë // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb2010, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p196
Purpose: This study aimed to compare cell phone use (both oral and text-based) by adolescents with and without specific language impairment (SLI) and examine the extent to which language and social factors affect frequency of use. Method: Both interview and diary methods were used to compare...
- Electrical Brain Responses in Language-Impaired Children Reveal Grammar-Specific Deficits. Fonteneau, Elisabeth; van der Lely, Heather K. J. // PLoS ONE;2008, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p1
Background: Scientific and public fascination with human language have included intensive scrutiny of language disorders as a new window onto the biological foundations of language and its evolutionary origins. Specific language impairment (SLI), which affects over 7% of children, is one such...
- Providing some more pieces to the puzzle. Marinis, Theo // Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism;2015, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p499
The article focuses on a research paper by linguistic experts Colin, Philips and Lara Ehrenhofer, on the role of parsing for language acquisition in terms of language learning process of adults and children. Topics discussed include children and children with Specific Language Impairment,...
- Does SLI Interfere With Children's Numerical Ability? Gardner, Kirsten // ASHA Leader;10/8/2002, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p11
Discusses the finding of a research about the impact of specific language impairment (SLI) on children's numerical ability. Development of numerical cognition; Children's completion of tasks by counting out loud; Need for SLI children to build skeletal numerical skills.
- Diagnosing Specific Language Impairment in Adults for the Purpose of Pedigree Analysis. Tomblin, J. Bruce; Freese, Paula R.; Records, Nancy L. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Aug92, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p832
Presents a study which focused on the occurrence of language impairment in the family members of children with specific language impairment. Method; Results and discussion.
- Autoimmune Disorders and SLI. Caswell, Ellen // ASHA Leader;4/15/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p17
Reports on the increase in incidence of specific language impairment (SLI) and autoimmune disorders in children. Risk factor of SLI; Patterns of morbidity in children; Association between language development and autoimmune disease.
- New aid to diagnose language impairment. // GP: General Practitioner;10/28/2002, p14
Reports on the use of the grammar and phonology screening test method to assess school children having the genetic disorder specific language impairment. Developer of the screening test method; Description of the disorder; Benefits provided by the method to general practitioners.
- Talking genes--the molecular basis of language development. Newbury, Diane F.; Monaco, Anthony P. // Biologist;Dec2002, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p255
Reports on research on the identification of a gene implicated in Specific Language Impairment (SLI) in children. Genetics of SLI; Information on the KE phenotype; Details on linkage analysis; Conclusion.