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Parental phonological memory contributes to prediction of outcome of late talkers from 20 months to 4 years: a longitudinal study of precursors of specific language impairment

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Background Many children who are late talkers go on to develop normal language, but others go on to have longer-term language difficulties. In this study, we considered which factors were predictive of persistent problems in late talkers. Methods Parental report of expressive vocabulary at 18 months of age was used to select 26 late talkers and 70 average talkers, who were assessed for language and cognitive ability at 20 months of age. Follow-up at 4 years of age was carried out for 24 ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1866-1955-4-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Pages:
3
Publication date:
2012
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1866-1955
ISSN:
1866-1947
URN:
uuid:5bc1f122-92eb-4cd1-97d8-6a666449d109
Source identifiers:
344118
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pubs:344118
Language:
English

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