Glynis Laws

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Working memory in children and adolescents with Down syndrome: evidence from a colour memory experiment
    Glynis Laws
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:353-64. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Pragmatic language impairment and social deficits in Williams syndrome: a comparison with Down's syndrome and specific language impairment
    Glynis Laws
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 39:45-64. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of language abilities in adolescents with Down syndrome and children with specific language impairment
    Glynis Laws
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:1324-39. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Phonological memory as a predictor of language comprehension in Down syndrome: a five-year follow-up study
    Glynis Laws
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:326-37. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Contributions of phonological memory, language comprehension and hearing to the expressive language of adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome
    Glynis Laws
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1085-95. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Verbal deficits in Down's syndrome and specific language impairment: a comparison
    Glynis Laws
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 39:423-51. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint High heritability of speech and language impairments in 6-year-old twins demonstrated using parent and teacher report
    Dorothy V M Bishop
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Behav Genet 36:173-84. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Do children with Williams syndrome really have good vocabulary knowledge? Methods for comparing cognitive and linguistic abilities in developmental disorders
    Jon Brock
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Clin Linguist Phon 21:673-88. 2007

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Working memory in children and adolescents with Down syndrome: evidence from a colour memory experiment
    Glynis Laws
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:353-64. 2002
    ..This paper reports information on the visual and verbal short-term memory of individuals with Down syndrome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pragmatic language impairment and social deficits in Williams syndrome: a comparison with Down's syndrome and specific language impairment
    Glynis Laws
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 39:45-64. 2004
    ..The social communication strength of individuals with Williams syndrome described by some researchers contrasts with the picture of social difficulties painted by others...
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of language abilities in adolescents with Down syndrome and children with specific language impairment
    Glynis Laws
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:1324-39. 2003
    ..Both groups were impaired on tests of grammatical morphology and phonological memory. There were some differences between the groups, but these could be attributed to other features of development of people with DS...
  4. ncbi request reprint Phonological memory as a predictor of language comprehension in Down syndrome: a five-year follow-up study
    Glynis Laws
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:326-37. 2004
    ..This study reports the language and memory progress over five years of 30 adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome, and investigates the relationship of earlier phonological memory abilities to later language development...
  5. ncbi request reprint Contributions of phonological memory, language comprehension and hearing to the expressive language of adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome
    Glynis Laws
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1085-95. 2004
    ..This paper investigates the relationships between expressive language abilities, language comprehension and the deficits in verbal short-term memory and hearing which are also associated with the syndrome...
  6. ncbi request reprint Verbal deficits in Down's syndrome and specific language impairment: a comparison
    Glynis Laws
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 39:423-51. 2004
    ..This description could also be applied to typically developing children diagnosed with specific language impairment...
  7. ncbi request reprint High heritability of speech and language impairments in 6-year-old twins demonstrated using parent and teacher report
    Dorothy V M Bishop
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Behav Genet 36:173-84. 2006
    ..This study shows that there are strong genetic influences on both structural and pragmatic language impairments in children, and these can be detected using a simple checklist completed by parents or teachers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Do children with Williams syndrome really have good vocabulary knowledge? Methods for comparing cognitive and linguistic abilities in developmental disorders
    Jon Brock
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Clin Linguist Phon 21:673-88. 2007
    ..Across these analyses children with Williams syndrome consistently demonstrated relatively good receptive vocabulary knowledge, although this effect appeared strongest in the oldest children...