specific language impairment


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specific language impairment

Abbreviation: SLI
A common impairment in language development affecting about 4% to 6% of children in which nonverbal intelligence is normal but skills such as the ability to name objects or to understand word meanings lags.
See also: impairment
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years and from desynchronization: a Barry 12 to 16 years signature of late mismatch responses to sounds, which is reduced or absent in children with specific language impairment.
Language profiles and mental health problems in children with specific language impairment and children with ADHD.
Launonen, "Use of language tests when identifying specific language impairment in primary health care," Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, vol.
Non-word repetition in Spanish-speaking children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI).
Effects of general processing capacity and sustained selective attention on temporal processing performance of children with specific language impairment.
Diagnostic accuracy and test-retest reliability of nonword repetition and digit span tasks administered to preschool children with specific language impairment.
Verb inflections and noun phrase morphology in the spontaneous speech of Spanish-speaking children with specific language impairment.
ALL SMILES: Youngsters from the school's unit for children with specific language impairments are fully integrated into mainstream classes (tmc180509ashbrow-1) ARTY APPETITES: Children at Ashbrow Junior School with their Family 'SEAL' display (JH180509Aashbrow-03) PRACTICAL SKILLS: Year Five children work on their makeshift home as part of cross-curricular work about the book Way Home (tmc180509ashbrow-2)
Children with specific language impairments should be referred only for early intervention services, as they generally don't require a work-up.
Two groups of children display communication delays or disorders without cognitive delays or disorders: (a) children who are 'late talkers' (Weismer, Murray-Branch, & Miller, 1994) and (b) children who have Specific Language Impairment (SLI) (Leonard, 1998).

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