TITLE

Cognition and communication: Referential strategies used by preschoolers with specific

AUTHOR(S)
Johnston, Judith R.; Smith, Linda B.
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct1997, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p964
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a study in which preschool children with language impairment were asked to describe objects to a listener. Object similarity in size or color; Referential strategies; Object attributes; Common characteristics; Attentional capacity.
ACCESSION #
9710245799

 

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