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Further defining the language impairment of autism: is there a specific language impairment subtype?

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UNLABELLED: Some children with autism demonstrate poor nonword repetition--a deficit considered to be a psycholinguistic marker of specific language impairment (SLI). The present study examined whether there is an SLI subtype among children with autism. We compared the language abilities of children with SLI (n=34, M age=11;10 S.D.=2;3), and children with autism with (Apoor, n=18, M age=10;11 S.D.=3;1) and without (Aapp, n=16, M age=10;8 S.D.=2;7) structural language difficulties. Participant...

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Journal:
Journal of communication disorders
Volume:
41
Issue:
4
Pages:
319-336
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1873-7994
ISSN:
0021-9924
URN:
uuid:7c73570c-4744-4af0-8be1-98553e872fd4
Source identifiers:
9539
Local pid:
pubs:9539

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