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Genetic and environmental risks for specific language impairment in children.

Abstract:

Specific language impairment (SLI) is the term used to refer to unexplained difficulties in language acquisition in children. Over the past decade, there has been rapid growth of evidence indicating that genes play an important part in the aetiology of SLI. However, further progress in elucidating the role of genes in causing SLI is limited by our lack of understanding of the phenotype. Studies to date have been hampered by the fact that we do not know whether SLI should be treated as a discr...

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10.1098/rstb.2000.0770

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Bishop, DV More by this author
Journal:
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
Volume:
356
Issue:
1407
Pages:
369-380
Publication date:
2001-03-05
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
URN:
uuid:9dca8bc6-dc5c-4cb7-b6f9-78494798c4cc
Source identifiers:
30805
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pubs:30805

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