It has been proposed that specific language impairment (SLI) is caused by an impairment of auditory processing, but it is unclear whether this problem affects temporal processing, frequency discrimination (FD), or both. Furthermore, there are few longitudinal studies in this area, making it hard to establish whether any deficit represents a developmental lag or a more permanent deficit. To address these issues, the authors retested a group of 10 children with SLI and 12 control children first...Expand abstract
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Citation: Hill, P.R., Hogben, J.H. & Bishop, D.V.M. (2005). Auditory frequency discrimination in children with specific language impairment: a longitudinal study. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 48 (5), 1187-1203.
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