Gina Conti-Ramsden

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Verb learning in children with SLI: frequency and spacing effects
    N G Riches
    University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:1397-411. 2005
  2. pmc Adolescents with a history of specific language impairment (SLI): strengths and difficulties in social, emotional and behavioral functioning
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    School of Psychological Sciences, Communication and Deafness, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 34:4161-9. 2013
  3. pmc Communication and social deficits in relatives of individuals with SLI and relatives of individuals with ASD
    Andrew Pickles
    Biostatistics, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:156-67. 2013
  4. doi The PTT-20: UK normative data for 5- to 11-year-olds on a 20-item past-tense task
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 46:243-8. 2011
  5. doi Developmental trajectories of verbal and nonverbal skills in individuals with a history of specific language impairment: from childhood to adolescence
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 55:1716-35. 2012
  6. doi The messages they send: e-mail use by adolescents with and without a history of specific language impairment (SLI)
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 47:217-28. 2012
  7. doi Language development and assessment in the preschool period
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, The University of Manchester, Ellen Wilkinson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Neuropsychol Rev 22:384-401. 2012
  8. doi Postschool educational and employment experiences of young people with specific language impairment
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 43:507-20. 2012
  9. doi Parental perspectives during the transition to adulthood of adolescents with a history of specific language impairment (SLI)
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Ellen Wilkinson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:84-96. 2008
  10. ncbi Phonological short-term memory, language and literacy: developmental relationships in early adolescence in young people with SLI
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Humanities Devas Street Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:147-56. 2007

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi Verb learning in children with SLI: frequency and spacing effects
    N G Riches
    University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:1397-411. 2005
    ..Given that these children demonstrate greater frequency dependence and rapid forgetting of recently acquired words, an investigation of frequency and spacing in this population is especially warranted...
  2. pmc Adolescents with a history of specific language impairment (SLI): strengths and difficulties in social, emotional and behavioral functioning
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    School of Psychological Sciences, Communication and Deafness, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 34:4161-9. 2013
    ..Adolescents with poorer receptive language skills were also more likely to report higher levels of emotional and behavioral difficulties. The findings of this study identify likely traits that may lead to referral to services. ..
  3. pmc Communication and social deficits in relatives of individuals with SLI and relatives of individuals with ASD
    Andrew Pickles
    Biostatistics, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:156-67. 2013
    ..There was a higher than would be expected rate (4.3 %) of ASD, particularly in siblings of SLI + ASD probands. Communication and social deficits appear to breed true in SLI and ASD...
  4. doi The PTT-20: UK normative data for 5- to 11-year-olds on a 20-item past-tense task
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 46:243-8. 2011
    ..However, there is a dearth of instruments that assess key verb features, are short and easy to administer for clinical use, and have normative data for the UK population...
  5. doi Developmental trajectories of verbal and nonverbal skills in individuals with a history of specific language impairment: from childhood to adolescence
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 55:1716-35. 2012
    ..This study focuses on SLI only and investigates within-participant measures across abilities...
  6. doi The messages they send: e-mail use by adolescents with and without a history of specific language impairment (SLI)
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 47:217-28. 2012
    ..Research into these uses has focused on typically developing individuals; much less is known about the use of e-mail by exceptional youth...
  7. doi Language development and assessment in the preschool period
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, The University of Manchester, Ellen Wilkinson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Neuropsychol Rev 22:384-401. 2012
    ..Further study of genetic, neurobiological and early behavioural correlates of language impairments in preschool children is needed...
  8. doi Postschool educational and employment experiences of young people with specific language impairment
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 43:507-20. 2012
    ..This study examined the postschool educational and employment experiences of young people with and without specific language impairment (SLI)...
  9. doi Parental perspectives during the transition to adulthood of adolescents with a history of specific language impairment (SLI)
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Ellen Wilkinson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:84-96. 2008
    ..It presents research examining parental perspectives on aspects of impairment in their offspring involving families rearing children with specific language impairment (SLI)...
  10. ncbi Phonological short-term memory, language and literacy: developmental relationships in early adolescence in young people with SLI
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Humanities Devas Street Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:147-56. 2007
    ....
  11. doi Language and independence in adolescents with and without a history of specific language impairment (SLI)
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Ellen Wilkinson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:70-83. 2008
    ..This 1 article of a companion set of 2 (the 2nd addressing the topic of parental perspectives) presents an investigation of the impact of language ability on independence...
  12. ncbi Familial loading in specific language impairment: patterns of differences across proband characteristics, gender and relative type
    G Conti-Ramsden
    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Genes Brain Behav 6:216-28. 2007
    ..In contrast, higher levels of SLI among relatives of female rather than male probands was entirely disproved...
  13. ncbi The prevalence of autistic spectrum disorders in adolescents with a history of specific language impairment (SLI)
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:621-8. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to examine the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders in a large sample of adolescents with a history of SLI...
  14. ncbi Estimating familial loading in SLI: a comparison of direct assessment versus parental interview
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:88-101. 2006
    ..The 2nd was the direct assessment of ability in immediate family using a battery of standardized verbal ability, language, and literacy assessments...
  15. doi Specific language impairment and school outcomes. I: identifying and explaining variability at the end of compulsory education
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 44:15-35. 2009
    ..This investigation reports the results of national educational examinations in secondary schooling for young people who have been participating in the Manchester Language Study...
  16. doi Language and social factors in the use of cell phone technology by adolescents with and without specific language impairment (SLI)
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Ellen Wilkinson Building, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 53:196-208. 2010
    ..This study aimed to compare cell phone use (both oral and text-based) by adolescents with and without specific language impairment (SLI) and examine the extent to which language and social factors affect frequency of use...
  17. doi Emotional health in adolescents with and without a history of specific language impairment (SLI)
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    The University of Manchester, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:516-25. 2008
    ..This study examined the emotional health of adolescents with and without specific language impairment (SLI)...
  18. ncbi Growth of reading skills in children with a history of specific language impairment: the role of autistic symptomatology and language-related abilities
    Michelle C St Clair
    The University of Manchester, UK
    Br J Dev Psychol 28:109-31. 2010
    ..These findings provide strong evidence that individuals with SLI experience continued, long-term deficits in reading skills from childhood to adolescence...
  19. doi Social stress in young people with specific language impairment
    Ruth Wadman
    TheUniversity of Manchester, Human Communication and Deafness, Ellen Wilkinson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc 34:421-31. 2011
    ..Despite perceiving themselves as having adequate social skills and as being socially accepted, social interactions are nonetheless a source of stress for adolescents with SLI...
  20. doi Contribution of phonological and broader language skills to literacy
    Jill Fraser
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 43:552-69. 2008
    ..Whilst there are numerous studies that consider the role of phonological skills in literacy, fewer studies have considered the role of broader language skills and reading proficiency...
  21. doi Close relationships in adolescents with and without a history of specific language impairment
    Ruth Wadman
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Ellen Wilkinson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 42:41-51. 2011
    ..This study examined the influence of language, behavioral, and social variables on the level of emotional engagement experienced by adolescents with and without a history of specific language impairment (SLI)...
  22. doi Loss of language in early development of autism and specific language impairment
    Andrew Pickles
    Biostatistics, Health Methodology Research Group, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:843-52. 2009
    ..By contrast, loss of language and broadly defined regression have been reported as relatively specific to autism. We compare the incidence of language loss and language progression of children with autism and SLI...
  23. doi A longitudinal study of behavioral, emotional and social difficulties in individuals with a history of specific language impairment (SLI)
    Michelle C St Clair
    School of Psychological Sciences, Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Commun Disord 44:186-99. 2011
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  24. ncbi Autism, primary pragmatic difficulties, and specific language impairment: can we distinguish them using psycholinguistic markers?
    Nicola Botting
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Education, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:515-24. 2003
    ..Finally, analysis showed that children with PLI plus could be accurately distinguished from all others, scoring most favourably overall on communication markers and on performance IQ scores...
  25. doi Self-esteem, shyness, and sociability in adolescents with specific language impairment (SLI)
    Ruth Wadman
    Human Communication and Deafness, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:938-52. 2008
    ..To determine if lower global self-esteem, shyness, and low sociability are outcomes associated with SLI in adolescence. Possible concurrent predictive relationships and gender differences were also examined...
  26. ncbi Different school placements following language unit attendance: which factors affect language outcome?
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    School of Education, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 37:185-95. 2002
    ....
  27. ncbi Short-term memory and vocabulary development in children with Down syndrome and children with specific language impairment
    Rachel F Hick
    School of Psychological Sciences, Human Communication and Deafness, Humanities Building, Devas Street, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:532-8. 2005
    ..At the final time-point vocabulary performance in the clinical groups was similar; the typically developing children showed higher vocabulary abilities than both clinical groups...
  28. ncbi Social difficulties and victimization in children with SLI at 11 years of age
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Education, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 47:145-61. 2004
    ..Importantly, however, pragmatic language difficulties measured on the Children's Communication Checklist (D. V. M. Bishop, 1998) were most strongly related to poor social outcome and to expressive language related to victimization...
  29. pmc Memory and language in middle childhood in individuals with a history of specific language impairment
    Anne Hesketh
    School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e56314. 2013
    ..Processes involved in sentence repetition are more taxing of PSTM for individuals with a history of SLI in middle childhood in a way that does not appear to be the case for TD children...
  30. ncbi Lexical learning skills in young children with specific language impairment (SLI)
    Kirsten L Windfuhr
    University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 37:415-32. 2002
    ..Importantly, children with SLI learned novel verbs at a slower rate than children with NL. Results are discussed in relation to current theories of SLI with particular reference to the SLI critical mass hypothesis...
  31. ncbi The attentional blink reveals sluggish attentional shifting in adolescents with specific language impairment
    Jarrad A G Lum
    School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK
    Brain Cogn 63:287-95. 2007
    ..The results were interpreted to suggest that adolescents with language impairments have an AB which differs from non-impaired individuals in both magnitude and duration...
  32. ncbi Narrative in adolescent specific language impairment (SLI): a comparison with peers across two different narrative genres
    Danielle Wetherell
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 42:583-605. 2007
    ..However, the language of this age group is seldom studied and, furthermore, the effect of narrative genre has not been explored in detail...
  33. ncbi Cognitive abilities in children with specific language impairment: consideration of visuo-spatial skills
    Rachel Hick
    University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 40:137-49. 2005
    ..The performances on a visuo-spatial short-term memory task and a visuo-spatial processing task were considered in a group of young children with SLI. Verbal short-term memory was also measured...
  34. ncbi Risk markers for SLI: a study of young language-learning children
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 38:251-63. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi Bullying risks of 11-year-old children with specific language impairment (SLI): does school placement matter?
    Emma Knox
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 38:1-12. 2003
    ..Possible explanations for the results are offered and the relevance of the findings in the context of optimizing the educational experience of children with SLI is highlighted...
  36. doi Changes in emotional health symptoms in adolescents with specific language impairment
    Ruth Wadman
    Human Communication and Deafness, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 46:641-56. 2011
    ..However, there is a dearth of research examining issues of stability versus change in symptomatology across time...
  37. ncbi Processing and linguistic markers in young children with specific language impairment (SLI)
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Education, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:1029-37. 2003
    ..Finally, stepwise discriminant analysis revealed nonword repetition and past tense marking to be the best markers for identifying young children with SLI...
  38. ncbi Productivity with word order and morphology: a comparative look at children with SLI and children with normal language abilities
    Gina Conti-Ramsden
    Human Communication and Deafness, School of Education, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 37:17-30. 2002
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to current theories of normal and impaired language development, in particular the usefulness of tense marking as a clinical marker of preschool children with SLI...
  39. ncbi Children's grammatical categories of verb and noun: a comparative look at children with specific language impairment (SLI) and normal language (NL)
    Amy Skipp
    University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 37:253-71. 2002
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to current theories of normal and impaired language development...
  40. ncbi Do data from children with specific language impairment support the agreement/tense omission model?
    Julian M Pine
    University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 47:913-23. 2004
    ....
  41. ncbi Language, social behavior, and the quality of friendships in adolescents with and without a history of specific language impairment
    Kevin Durkin
    Department of Psychology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    Child Dev 78:1441-57. 2007
    ..Longitudinal analyses identified early language difficulties as predictive of poorer friendship quality in adolescence...
  42. ncbi Tense over time: testing the agreement/tense omission model as an account of the pattern of tense-marking provision in early child English
    Julian M Pine
    School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Bedford Street South, Liverpool L69 7ZA, UK
    J Child Lang 35:55-75. 2008
    ....