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The causes of specific language impairment in children

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Specific language impairment (SLI) is diagnosed when a child's language development is deficient for no obvious reason. For many years, there was a tendency to assume that SLI was caused by factors such as poor parenting, subtle brain damage around the time of birth, or transient hearing loss. Subsequently it became clear that these factors were for less important that genes in determining risk for SLI. A quest to find « the gene for SLI » was undertaken, but it soon became apparent that no s...

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ANAE - Approche Neuropsychologique des Apprentissages chez l'Enfant More from this journal
Volume:
20
Issue:
4
Pages:
196-201
Publication date:
2008-09-01
ISSN:
0999-792X
Language:
French
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484221
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2014-09-18

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