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Speech and Language Disorders in Kenyan Children: Adapting Tools For Regions With Few Assessment Resources.

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This study sought to adapt a battery of Western speech and language assessment tools to a rural Kenyan setting. The tool was developed for children whose first language was KiGiryama, a Bantu language. A total of 539 Kenyan children (males=271, females=268, ethnicity=100% Kigiryama. Data were collected from 303 children admitted to hospital with severe malaria and 206 age-matched children recruited from the village communities. The language assessments were based upon the Content, Form and Us...

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Elliott and Fitzpatrick, Inc.
Journal:
Journal of psychology in Africa (south of the Sahara, the Caribbean, and Afro-Latin America) More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
2
Pages:
155-170
Publication date:
2012-02-01
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EISSN:
1815-5626
ISSN:
1433-0237
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English
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441841
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2014-02-10

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