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...Expand abstract
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- Copyright 2009 Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Bishop, D. V. M. and McDonald, D. (2009), Identifying language impairment in children: combining language test scores with parental report. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 44: 600-615, which has been published in final form at DOI: 10.1080/13682820802259662. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving http://olabout.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-817011.html
Identifying language impairment in children: combining language test scores with parental report.
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