Language skills of children and adolescents with down syndrome
- The Relationship Between Event Representation and Linguistic Skill in Narratives of Children and Adolescents With Down Syndrome. Boudreau, Donna M.; Chapman, Robin S. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct2000, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p1146
Presents a study which examines the relationship between event representation and linguistic skill narratives of children and adolescents with Down's syndrome. Details on the narrative abilities of children with mental retardation and language impairment; Methodology of the study; Discussion on...
- HOW WE EAT, BREATHE AND VISUALISE OUR WAY TO BETTER SPEECH IN OUR YOUNG CHILDREN WITH DOWN SYNDROME. Lau, Serene; Chandler-Yeo, Helen // Singapore Nursing Journal;Apr-Jun2005, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p4
Presents information on the approaches of voluntary welfare organization Rainbow Centre in developing the speech of young children with Down Syndrome. Background on the center's Early Intervention Program for Infants and Young Children; Type of disorders that may contribute to speech...
- NARRATIVE LANGUAGE AND FLUENCY IN DOWN SYNDROME: A REVIEW. Seno, Marília Piazzi; Giacheti, Célia Maria; Moretti-Ferreira, Danilo // Revista CEFAC;jul/ago2014, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p1311
Down's syndrome is a condition in which individuals have intellectual impairment and oral language disorders. Speech disfluency is present during both spontaneous conversations as in productions of directed oral narratives. This study aimed to review the published literature between 2002 and...
- Gestures and Words in Early Development of Children With Down Syndrome. Caselli, M. Cristina; Vicari, Stefano // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct1998, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p1125
Presents information on the study which investigated the development of language and communication in children with Down syndrome (DS). Method of the study; Comprehension and vocal/gesture production in children with DS; Comparison of children with DS and typically developing children.
- Late blooming or language problem? // ASHA;Fall97, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p51
Presents advice for parents on how to determine if their child has a language problem. Factors that increase the risk of a late-talking child; Suggestions for stimulating language development.
- Hierarchical planning abilities in children with specific language impairments. Kamhi, Alan G.; Ward, Mary F. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct95, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p1108
Reports on hierarchical planning abilities in children with specific language impairments. Child language disorders; Central hierarchical planning mechanism; Perceptual and cognitive limitations of children with language disorders.
- A Longitudinal Investigation of Reading Outcomes in Children With Language Impairments. Catts, Hugh W.; Fey, Marc E.; Tomblin, J. Bruce; Zhang, Xuyang // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2002, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p1142
Presents information on a study that examined the reading outcomes of children with language impairments. Research method; Results and discussion on the study.
- Phonological Profiles of 2-Year-Olds With Delayed Language Development: Predicting Clinical Outcomes at Age 3. Carson, Cecyle Perry; Klee, Thomas; Carson, David K.; Hime, Linda K. // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;Feb2003, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p28
Focuses on the screening of twenty-eight 2-year-olds for language development using the Language Development Survey (LDS). Measures of phonological development; Clinical recommendations; Comparison among those who screened positive on the LDS who were within normal limits on follow-up, those...
- Interactive focused stimulation for toddlers with expressive vocabulary delays. Girolametto, Luigi; Pearce, Patsy Steig // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Dec96, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p1274
Investigates the effects of training parents to administer focused stimulation intervention to teach specific target words to toddlers with expressive vocabulary delays. Interactive model of language intervention; Use of naturalistic interaction strategies associated with accelerated language...