The influence of peer models on the play scripts of children with specific language impairment

Robertson, Shari Brand; Weismer, Susan Ellis
February 1997
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb1997, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p49
Academic Journal
Evaluates the effects of peer modeling upon the play scripts of children with specific language impairment (SLI). Inspection of data representing individual subject performance; Role of play interactant in producing changes in the scripts of children with SLI; Effect of structured interaction on the development of play scripts.


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