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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The morphosyntaxic of specific language impairment in French: an extended optional default account.
An extended optional infinitive stage in German-speaking children with specific language impairment.
Toward tense as a clinical marker of specific language impairment in English-speaking children.
Specific language impairment is not due to a short-term memory deficit.
Finiteness and children with specific language impairment.
Surface properties of grammatical morphology and morphological deficits in children with specific language impairment.
Past tense marking by children with and without specific language impairment.
Specific language impairment in Dutch: inflectional morphology and argument structure.
Verb agreement morphology in Hebrew-speaking children with specific language impairment.
Grammatical morphology and the role of weak syllables in the speech of Italian-speaking children with specific language impairment.
Lexical diversity and productivity in Cantonese-speaking children with specific language impairment.

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