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Is preschool language impairment a risk factor for dyslexia in adolescence?

Abstract:

The literacy skills of 56 school leavers from the Bishop and Edmundson (1987) cohort of preschoolers with specific language impairment (SLI) were assessed at 15 years. The SLI group performed worse on tests of reading, spelling, and reading comprehension than age-matched controls and the literacy outcomes were particularly poor for those with Performance IQ less than 100. The rate of specific reading retardation in the SLI group had increased between the ages of 8½ and 15 years and there had ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/1469-7610.00651

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Institution:
University of York, UK
Department:
Department of Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
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Funding agency for:
Margaret Snowling
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
41
Issue:
5
Pages:
587-600
Publication date:
2000
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EISSN:
1469-7610
ISSN:
0021-9630
URN:
uuid:4a767256-98cc-4798-9867-5c2fad5a5b16
Local pid:
ora:5049

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