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Identifying language impairment in children: combining language test scores with parental report.

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BACKGROUND: Children who meet language test criteria for specific language impairment (SLI) are not necessarily the same as those who are referred to a speech and language therapist. AIMS: To consider how far this discrepancy reflects insensitivity of traditional language tests to clinically important features of language impairment. METHODS and PROCEDURES: A total of 245 twin children, 52 of whom had been referred to a speech and language therapist for assessment or intervention, were studi...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/13682820802259662

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons Publisher's website
Journal:
International journal of language and communication disorders / Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Journal website
Volume:
44
Issue:
5
Pages:
600-615
Publication date:
2009
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EISSN:
1460-6984
ISSN:
1368-2822
URN:
uuid:0dc0d3c4-e03a-448b-acce-e601a653143e
Source identifiers:
28331
Local pid:
pubs:28331

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