Predicting Longitudinal Change in Language Production and Comprehension in Individuals With Down Syndrome: Hierarchical Linear Modeling
- Sampling Context Affects MLU in the Language of Adolescents With Down Syndrome. Miles, Sally; Chapman, Robin; Sindberg, Heidi // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr2006, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p325
Purpose: The authors describe the procedures used to explain an unexpected finding that adolescents with Down syndrome (DS) had a lower mean length of utterance (MLU) than typically developing (TD) children in interviews without picture support, but not in narratives supported by wordless...
- Use of Speaker Intent and Grammatical Cues in Fast-Mapping by Adolescents With Down Syndrome. McDuffie, Andrea S.; Sindberg, Heidi A.; Hesketh, Linda J.; Chapman, Robin S. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2007, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p1546
Purpose: The authors asked whether adolescents with Down syndrome (DS) could fast-map novel nouns and verbs when word learning depended on using the speaker's pragmatic or syntactic cues. Compared with typically developing (TD) comparison children, the authors predicted that syntactic cues would...
- Syntactic Complexity During Conversation of Boys With Fragile X Syndrome and Down Syndrome. Price, Johanna R.; Roberts, Joanne E.; Hennon, Elizabeth A.; Berni, Mary C.; Anderson, Kathleen L.; Sideris, John // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb2008, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p3
Purpose: This study compared the syntax of boys who have fragile X syndrome (FXS) with and without autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with that of (a) boys who have Down syndrome (DS) and (b) typically developing (TD) boys. Method: Thirty-five boys with FXS only, 36 boys with FXS with ASD, 31 boys...
- Influence of auditory stimulation on the development of syntactical and temporal features in European starling song Todt, Dietmar; Bohner, Jorg // Auk (American Ornithologists Union);Apr96, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p450
No abstract available.
- Tutorial: An introduction to syntax. Shapiro, Lewis P. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr1997, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p254
Presents an introductory paper to syntax. Linguistics; Lexical and functional categories; Phrase structures; Structural relations; Thematic and semantic roles; Empty category principle; Summary of work in normal and disordered language; Garden path theory of sentence processing.
- Please don't drop an item so quickly: A comment on Cheng and Hamid's syntax incompatibility error. Shek, Daniel T.L. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Dec95 Part 1, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p977
Comments on S.T. Cheng and P.N. Hamid's syntax incompatibility error. Alternative explanations to explain the 1995 findings of Cheng and Hamid; Data which do not support the syntax incompatibility error.
- Twisted syntax. Hart, Jack // Editor & Publisher;8/14/93, Vol. 126 Issue 33, p5
Discusses journalists' practice of twisting the syntax of sentences in writing. Examples; Violation of basic rules of English sentence syntax; Practice of cramming excessive information; Simplicity as surest way to clarity.
- A Logico-mathematic, Structural Methodology: Part I, The Analysis and Validation of Sub-literal (Sub Lit) Language and Cognition. Haskell, Robert E. // Journal of Mind & Behavior;Summer/Autumn2003, Vol. 24 Issue 3/4, p347
In this first of three papers, a novel cognitive and psycho-linguistic non metric or non quantitative methodology developed for the analysis and validation of unconscious cognition and meaning in ostensibly literal verbal narratives is presented. Unconscious referents are reconceptualized as...
- NON-TYPICAL RACKS. // Outdoor Life;May2012, Vol. 219 Issue 5, p36
The article focuses on a report from the Boone and Crockett Club, which states that non-typical whitetail entries in phraseology tripled from 1992 to 2011.