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Developmental inventories using illiterate parents as informants: Communicative Development Inventory (CDI) adaptation for two Kenyan languages.

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Communicative Development Inventories (CDIs, parent-completed language development checklists) are a helpful tool to assess language in children who are unused to interaction with unfamiliar adults. Generally, CDIs are completed in written form, but in developing country settings parents may have insufficient literacy to complete them alone. We designed CDIs to assess language development in children aged 0;8 to 2;4 in two languages used in Coastal communities in Kenya. Measures of vocabulary...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1017/s0305000914000403

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Alcock, KJ More by this author
Holding, P More by this author
Kitsao-Wekulo, P More by this author
Abubakar, A More by this author
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Child Language Journal website
Volume:
42
Issue:
4
Pages:
763-785
Publication date:
2014-08-05
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EISSN:
1469-7602
ISSN:
0305-0009
URN:
uuid:9665e397-844f-487e-a9d2-e9dbab2ebd84
Source identifiers:
483704
Local pid:
pubs:483704
Language:
English

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