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A comparison of language abilities in adolescents with Down syndrome and children with specific language impairment.

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This article compared the language profiles of adolescents with Down syndrome (DS) and children with specific language impairment matched for nonverbal cognitive ability, and investigated whether similar relationships could be established between language measures and other capacities in both groups. Language profiles were very similar: Expressive language was more affected than language comprehension, and grammar was more affected than vocabulary in both domains. Both groups were impaired on...

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10.1044/1092-4388(2003/103)

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Journal:
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR
Volume:
46
Issue:
6
Pages:
1324-1339
Publication date:
2003-12-01
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EISSN:
1558-9102
ISSN:
1092-4388
Source identifiers:
14114
Language:
English
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pubs:14114
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uuid:1e115006-3f02-44e6-920c-ffe1dd8c7196
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2012-12-19

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