Summary: The language and sounds expressed by a child at a particular maturational stage in development.
Publications232 found, 100 shown here
- Verb schema use and input dependence in 5-year-old children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI)N G Riches
University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Int J Lang Commun Disord 41:117-35. 2006..In addition, there is evidence to suggest that their utterances replicate lexical and syntactic material from the immediate language environment...
- The articulatory basis of babblingB L Davis
Department of Speech Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Texas at Austin 78712 1089, USA
J Speech Hear Res 38:1199-211. 1995..All 30 individual predictions from both hypotheses were confirmed, leading to a conception of the articulatory basis of babbling as "Frame Dominance."..
- Early parental depression and child language developmentJames F Paulson
Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:254-62. 2009..To examine the effects of early maternal and paternal depression on child expressive language at age 24 months and the role that parent-to-child reading may play in this pathway...
- Parenting stress in parents of children with cochlear implants: relationships among parent stress, child language, and unilateral versus bilateral implantsJulia Sarant
Audiology and Speech Pathology, The University of Melbourne, 550 Swanston Street, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 19:85-106. 2014..without disabilities, identifying primary stressors, examining the relationship between parent stress and child language, and comparing stress in parents of children with bilateral and unilateral CIs...
- A crosslinguistic study of the relationship between grammar and lexical developmentAntonella Devescovi
Department of Development and Socialization Processes, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Marsi 78, Rome, Italy
J Child Lang 32:759-86. 2005..A possible mechanism to account for this difference is discussed...
- Late onset canonical babbling: a possible early marker of abnormal developmentD K Oller
University of Maine, Orono 04469, USA
Am J Ment Retard 103:249-63. 1998..Late canonical-babbling onset may be a predictor of later developmental disabilities, including problems in speech, language, and reading...
- Word order and information status in child languageBhuvana Narasimhan
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, PB 310, 6500 AH Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Cognition 107:317-29. 2008..Our findings demonstrate that a key principle governing ordering preferences in adults does not originate in early childhood, but develops: from new-to-old to old-to-new...
- Associations between lexicon and grammar at the end of the second year in Finnish childrenSuvi Stolt
University of Helsinki and Turku University Central Hospital, Finland
J Child Lang 36:779-806. 2009..g. Bates & Goodman, 1999). The results suggest that different grammatical structures display different degrees and types of lexical dependency...
- Measuring variability in early child language: don't shoot the messengerL Fenson
Developmental Psychology Laboratory, San Diego State University, CA 92182, USA
Child Dev 71:323-8. 2000..We also respond to their critical assertions concerning sociodemographic influences on the CDI scores...
- Development of the Grammar and Phonology Screening (GAPS) test to assess key markers of specific language and literacy difficulties in young childrenHilary Gardner
Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Int J Lang Commun Disord 41:513-40. 2006..The Grammar and Phonology Screening (GAPS) test was therefore designed as a short, reliable assessment of young children's language abilities...
- Feasibility and benefit of parent participation in a program emphasizing preschool child language development while homelessTHERESE M O'NEIL-PIROZZI
Northeastern University Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, West Roxbury, MA, USA
Am J Speech Lang Pathol 18:252-63. 2009..This study also examined the intervention's impact on the parents' use of facilitating language strategies, regardless of parent performance on a single-word receptive vocabulary test...
- The behaviors of parents of children with autism predict the subsequent development of their children's communicationMichael Siller
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 1759, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 32:77-89. 2002..These findings suggest a developmental link between parental sensitivity and the child's subsequent development of communication skills in children with autism. Implications for parent training interventions are discussed...
- Cross-linguistic analysis of vocabulary in young children: spanish, dutch, French, hebrew, italian, korean, and american englishMarc H Bornstein
Child and Family Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 7971, USA
Child Dev 75:1115-39. 2004..Noun prevalence in the vocabularies of young children and the merits of several theories that may account for this pattern are discussed...
- Communication development in children who receive the cochlear implant younger than 12 months: risks versus benefitsShani J Dettman
The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
Ear Hear 28:11S-18S. 2007..The current study hypothesized that earlier implantation would lead to increased rates of language acquisition as the children were still in the critical period for their development...
- Form is easy, meaning is hard: resolving a paradox in early child languageLetitia R Naigles
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, U 20, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
Cognition 86:157-99. 2002..It is argued that in language acquisition, learning form is easy but learning meaning, and especially linking meanings and forms, is hard...
- Babbling and first words in children with slow expressive developmentMirco Fasolo
Universita di Milano Bicocca, Piazza dell Ateneo Nuovo, 1, 20126 Milano, Italy
Clin Linguist Phon 22:83-94. 2008..Overall, it can be said that LTs development is similar to (but slower than) TDs, as opposed to having an atypical pattern of phonological development...
- The relationship between prosodic and syntactic organization in early multiword speechHeike Behrens
Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Freiburg
J Child Lang 32:1-34. 2005..Consequently, fluency or disfluency of individual examples should not be used as a reliable criterion for their syntactic status and we recommend caution when taking prosody as a cue for syntactic development...
- Crosslinguistic influence in bilingual acquisition: subject omission in learners of Inuktitut and EnglishElizabeth E Zwanziger
Price Laboratory School, University of Northern Iowa, 19th and Campus Streets, Cedar Falls, IA 50613, USA
J Child Lang 32:893-909. 2005..The data indicate that these bilingual children possessed knowledge of the target languages that was language-specific and that previously identified triggers for crosslinguistic influence do not operate universally...
- A comparison of homonym and novel word learning: the role of phonotactic probability and word frequencyHolly L Storkel
University of Kansas, Speech Language Hearing Department, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Ave, Room 3001, Lawrence, KS 66045 7555, USA
J Child Lang 32:827-53. 2005..The influence of word frequency was less straightforward. These results may be inconsistent with a one-to-one form-referent bias in word learning...
- Splitting the notion of 'agent': case-marking in early child HindiBhuvana Narasimhan
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, PB 310, 6500 AH Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J Child Lang 32:787-803. 2005..Longitudinal data from three children acquiring Hindi (1;7 to 3;9) reveal no overextension errors, suggesting early sensitivity to distributional patterns in the input...
- Object name learning and object perception: a deficit in late talkersSusan S Jones
Department of Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
J Child Lang 32:223-40. 2005..The findings imply a relation between the growth of productive vocabulary and the emergence of the ability to represent object categories by abstract shape...
- A preliminary examination of vocabulary and word learning in African American toddlers from middle and low socioeconomic status homesRaMonda Horton-Ikard
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
Am J Speech Lang Pathol 16:381-92. 2007..This study examined the effect of socioeconomic status (SES) on the early lexical performance of African American children...
- 'Frame dominance' and the serial organization of babbling, and first words in Korean-Learning infantsSoyoung Lee
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Tex, USA
Phonetica 64:217-36. 2007..Some implications of the results for generative phonology are considered...
- [Use and comprehension of prepositions by children with Specific Language Impairment]Leite Puglisi Marina
Curso de Fonoaudiologia, Departamento de Fisioterapia, Fonaudiologia e Terapia Ocupacionial, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo
Pro Fono 17:331-43. 2005..The ability of children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI) to use and comprehend closed-class words...
- Conveying information about adjective meanings in spoken discourseRoberta Corrigan
Department of Educational Psychology, Enderis 749, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 5321, USA
J Child Lang 35:159-84. 2008..Findings highlight the importance of looking at adult input in situations where teaching word meaning is not an explicit goal...
- Notes on Ingram's whole-word measures for phonological developmentHelena Taelman
University of Antwerp, Dept of Linguistics, CNTS, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
J Child Lang 32:391-405. 2005..The assessment is accomplished using a computational tool for measuring pMLU on two large Dutch CHILDES corpora. We propose minimal sample sizes for reliable measurements relative to the stage of phonological development...
- Language-specific effects on number computation in toddlersCélia Hodent
UMR 6194, CNRS, CEA, Universities of Caen and Paris 5 Sorbonne, Institute of Psychology, France
Dev Sci 8:420-3. 2005....
- Toddlers recognize verbs in novel situations and sentencesLetitia R Naigles
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut 06269 1020, USA
Dev Sci 8:424-31. 2005..We conclude that even 22-month-olds demonstrate considerable context independence in their verb representations...
- Two-year-olds' productivity with verbal inflectionsJill Hohenstein
Department of Education and Professional Studies, King s College London, Waterloo Road, London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom
J Child Lang 34:861-73. 2007..In Experiment 2, they dropped -ing from verbs, but not from nouns, suggesting that when young children drop inflections they tend to do so appropriately, and not simply for ease of pronunciation...
- Conceptual versus monolingual scoring: when does it make a difference?Lisa M Bedore
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Texas, Austin, 78712, USA
Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 36:188-200. 2005....
- The acquisition of auxiliaries BE and HAVE: an elicitation studyAnna L Theakston
Department of Psychology, University of Manchester, UK
J Child Lang 32:587-616. 2005..The implications of these findings for different models of auxiliary syntax in children's early utterances are discussed...
- The acquisition of tense and agreement morphemes by children with specific language impairment during intervention: phase 3Laurence B Leonard
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Heavilon Hall, 500 Oval Drive, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:120-5. 2008....
- Sentence repetition as a measure of early grammatical development in ItalianAntonella Devescovi
University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Int J Lang Commun Disord 42:187-208. 2007....
- Individual differences in the influence of phonological characteristics on expressive vocabulary development by young childrenJunko Maekawa
University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045 7555, USA
J Child Lang 33:439-59. 2006..The implications of these findings for models of expressive vocabulary development are discussed...
- Priming overgeneralizations in two- and four-year-old childrenLisa Gershkoff-Stowe
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
J Child Lang 33:461-86. 2006....
- Facilitation and practice in verb acquisitionTamar Keren-Portnoy
School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
J Child Lang 33:487-518. 2006....
- The effect of sampling on estimates of lexical specificity and error ratesCaroline F Rowland
School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Bedford Street South, Liverpool, L69 7ZA, UK
J Child Lang 33:859-77. 2006..We concluded that caution must be used when basing arguments about the scope and nature of errors in children's early multi-word productions on analyses of samples of spontaneous speech...
- Investigating the abstractness of children's early knowledge of argument structureKathleen McClure
Lehman College, CUNY, Department of Speech Language Hearing Sciences, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
J Child Lang 33:693-720. 2006..The implication is that children may have some verb-general knowledge of the transitive construction as early as Stage I, but that this knowledge is still far from being fully abstract knowledge...
- Lexical competition in young children's word learningDaniel Swingley
Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Cogn Psychol 54:99-132. 2007..These results suggest that word learning in young children, as in adults, relies not only on the discrimination and identification of phonetic categories, but also on evaluating the likelihood that an utterance conveys a new word...
- Predicting lexical density growth rate in young children with autism spectrum disordersPaul J Yoder
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203 5701, USA
Am J Speech Lang Pathol 15:378-88. 2006..The purpose of this longitudinal correlational study was to test whether an environmental variable and 4 child variables predicted growth rate of number of different nonimitative words used (i.e., lexical density)...
- Children hear the forestSusan Nittrouer
Ohio State University, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 120:1799-802. 2006..Only by maintaining this perspective of acoustic speech structure can we ensure that we design stimuli that provide valid tests of our hypotheses and interpret results in a meaningful way...
- African American preschoolers' language, emergent literacy skills, and use of African American English: a complex relationCarol McDonald Connor
Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:771-92. 2006....
- Influence of phonology on morpho-syntax in Romance languages in children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI)Eva Aguilar-Mediavilla
Department of Applied Pedagogy and Educational Psychology, University of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Int J Lang Commun Disord 42:325-47. 2007....
- The use of nouns and verbs by Japanese children and their caregivers in book-reading and toy-playing contextsTamiko Ogura
Kobe University, Faculty of Letters, Japan
J Child Lang 33:1-29. 2006Japanese provides a valuable contrast for crosslinguistic studies of noun and verb dominance in early child language, and the effect of input on the early lexicon...
- Patterns of intra-word phonological variability during the second year of lifeAnna Vogel Sosa
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle 98105, USA
J Child Lang 33:31-50. 2006..Results show high overall rates of variability, as well as a peak in variability corresponding to the onset of combinatorial speech, suggesting that phonological reorganization may commence somewhat later than previously thought...
- Modeling continuity and discontinuity in utterance length: a quantitative approach to changes, transitions and intra-individual variability in early grammatical developmentDominique Bassano
Laboratoire Structures Formelles du Langage, CNRS Université Paris 8, France
Dev Sci 10:588-612. 2007..Our results emphasize the relevance of time-serial data and of intra-individual variability in the study of developmental transitions in general...
- Facilitating the acquisition of UNDER by means of IN and ON--a training study in PolishKatharina J Rohlfing
Angewandte Informatik, Technische Fakultat, Universitat Bielefeld, Germany
J Child Lang 33:51-69. 2006..The results further suggest that depending on the type of a situation, the linguistic task requires different word learning abilities from a child...
- Getting there faster: 18- and 24-month-old infants' use of function words to determine referenceYarden Kedar
Department of Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Child Dev 77:325-38. 2006..The results suggest that by 18 months of age, infants use their knowledge of determiners in sentence computation and in establishing reference...
- Nonword repetition and sentence repetition as clinical markers of specific language impairment: the case of CantoneseStephanie F Stokes
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, University of Reading, Reading, England
J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:219-36. 2006..Recent research suggests that nonword repetition (NWR) and sentence repetition (SR) tasks can be used to discriminate between children with SLI and their typically developing age-matched (TDAM) and younger (TDY) peers...
- Vocalizations of infants with hearing loss compared with infants with normal hearing: Part II--transition to wordsMary Pat Moeller
Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska 68131, USA
Ear Hear 28:628-42. 2007..A secondary goal was to identify measures of early phonetic development that are predictors of later speech production outcomes...
- Action naming in Spanish and English by sequential bilingual children and adolescentsGisela Jia
Department of Psychology, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:588-602. 2006....
- What part of no do children not understand? A usage-based account of multiword negationThea Cameron-Faulkner
Linguistics and English Language, School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, MI3 9PL, UK
J Child Lang 34:251-82. 2007..However the findings also indicate creative learning on the part of the child from the earliest stages of multiword negation...
- Individual differences in the onset of tense marking: a growth-curve analysisPamela A Hadley
Department of Communicative Disorders, Northern Illinois University, 323 Wirtz Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:984-1000. 2006..Systematic use of familial risk data is recommended in future investigations examining the relationship between late-talking children and children at risk for SLI...
- Gold's theorems and the logical problem of language acquisitionBarbara C Scholz
Philosophy Department, San Jose State University, and Linguistics Research Center, University of California Santa Cruz, USA
J Child Lang 31:959-61; discussion 963-8. 2004
- Grammatical morpheme production in 4-year-old childrenDenise V Balason
University of Pittsburgh and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Department of Communication Science and Disorders, PA 15260, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 45:961-9. 2002..of grammatical morpheme (GM) production for both clinical decision-making and theoretical accounts of child language impairment, evidence concerning developmental expectations for GM use is inadequate...
- Patterns of spontaneous production of novel words and gestures within an experimental setting in children ages 1;6 and 2;2Laura L Namy
Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
J Child Lang 29:911-21. 2002..These findings are consistent with the argument that over time, words supplant gestures as a symbolic medium...
- The development of regular and irregular verb inflection in Spanish child languageHarald Clahsen
Department of Linguistics, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
J Child Lang 29:591-622. 2002..These findings are explained in terms of the dual-mechanism model of inflection...
- Language disorders in young children: when is speech therapy recommended?Siena M Goorhuis-Brouwer
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Groningen University Hospital, P O Box 30 001, The Netherlands
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 67:525-9. 2003..Analysis of treatment recommendation given by speech therapists. Evaluation of the language abilities in the examined children and re-examination of those abilities after 12 months...
- Phonological neighbourhoods in the developing lexiconJeffry A Coady
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
J Child Lang 30:441-69. 2003..These findings suggest that positing fundamentally different lexical representations for children may be premature...
- Productive vocabulary size predicts event-related potential correlates of fast mapping in 20-month-oldsJanne von Koss Torkildsen
Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
J Cogn Neurosci 20:1266-82. 2008....
- Acquisition of serial complexity in speech production: a comparison of phonetic and phonological approaches to first word productionBarbara L Davis
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Texas at Austin, Tex 78712, USA
Phonetica 59:75-107. 2002....
- What's in a name? Coming to terms with the child's linguistic environmentMatthew Saxton
Department of Psychology and Human Development, Institute of Education, University of London, London, UK
J Child Lang 35:677-86. 2008..It is further suggested that just three of the dozen or more available terms meet the needs of child language researchers in most instances: CHILD-DIRECTED SPEECH, INFANT-DIRECTED SPEECH AND EXPOSURE LANGUAGE...
- Perceptual complexity and form class cues in novel word extension tasks: how 4-year-old children interpret adjectives and count nounsCatherine M Sandhofer
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1563, USA
Dev Sci 7:378-88. 2004..Thus the results suggest that the perceptual properties of the objects presented to children coupled with the particular lexical form class cue determine which features of objects children attend to when interpreting novel words...
- Comprehension matters: a commentary on 'A multiple process solution to the logical problem of language acquisition'Letitia R Naigles
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, USA
J Child Lang 31:936-40; discussion 963-8. 2004
- Overgeneralizations, competition, and recovery: solving the logical problem with positive evidencePing Li
Department of Psychology, University of Richmond, USA
J Child Lang 31:931-3; discussion 963-8. 2004
- What can be learned from positive data? Insights from an 'ideal learner'. Commentary on 'A multiple process solution to the logical problem of language acquisition' by Brian MacWhinneyNick Chater
Institute for Applied Cognitive Science, Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, UK
J Child Lang 31:915-8; discussion 963-8. 2004
- A multiple process solution to the logical problem of language acquisitionBrian MacWhinney
Departmnet of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Child Lang 31:883-914. 2004..Careful analysis of child language corpora has cast doubt on claims regarding the absence of positive exemplars...
- Young German children's early syntactic competence: a preferential looking studyMiriam Dittmar
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany, and Institute of Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Dev Sci 11:575-82. 2008....
- Child speech and language assessment and measurementC Chevrie-Muller
, , Paris, France
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 54:419-25. 2000..Diagnosticians are advised to be aware of the principles to respect when assessing child language.
- An empirical generative framework for computational modeling of language acquisitionHeidi R Waterfall
Department of Psychology, Cornell University and Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, IL, USA
J Child Lang 37:671-703. 2010..Finally, we suggest how our computational results, behavioral findings, and corpus-based insights can be integrated into a next-generation model aimed at meeting the four requirements of our modeling framework...
- Improving oral reading fluency with a peer-mediated interventionKristi L Hofstadter-Duke
University of Nebraska Lincoln, USA
J Appl Behav Anal 44:641-6. 2011..Results indicated that reading improvements were obtained and are discussed in terms of selecting efficient interventions for use by peers...
- Spoken word classification in children and adultsJulia M Carroll
Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
J Speech Lang Hear Res 54:127-47. 2011..In this study, the authors examined whether there is a progression from feature-based to phoneme-based processing across age groups and whether responses are consistent across tasks and stimuli...
- An analysis of noun definition in CantoneseCarol Kit Sum To
Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F Prince Philip Dental Hospital, 34 Hospital Road, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong SAR
Lang Speech 56:105-24. 2013..In general, developmental trends accorded with the trends observed in other languages, but typological features played a role in framing the development of the syntactic form...
- Trochaic template use in early words and phrasesK K McGregor
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 40:1220-31. 1997..The trochaic template is invoked when the complexity of an intended utterance exceeds the child's resources for planning and production...
- Predicting language outcomes at 4 years of age: findings from Early Language in Victoria StudySheena Reilly
Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Speech Pathology Department, Flemington Road, Parkville, 3052, Australia
Pediatrics 126:e1530-7. 2010..To quantify the contributions of child, family, and environmental predictors to language ability at 4 years...
- Object properties and object kind: twenty-one-month-old infants' extension of novel adjectivesS R Waxman
Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
Child Dev 69:1313-29. 1998..Infants extended novel adjectives to the matching test object when all objects were all drawn from the same basic level category; they failed to do so when the objects were drawn from different basic level categories...
- Effect of clinical and histological chorioamnionitis on the outcome of preterm infantsNehad Nasef
Women and Babies Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Am J Perinatol 30:59-68. 2013..01; 92 ± 15, p < 0.05; and 97 ± 13, p < 0.05, respectively). Clinical chorioamnionitis is associated with developmental delay in preterm infants despite adequate treatment...
- The formulation of argument structure in SLI: an eye-movement studyLlorenc Andreu
Cognitive Neuroscience and Information Technologies Research Program, IN3, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, Catalunya
Clin Linguist Phon 27:111-33. 2013..We suggest that both processing limitations and deficits in the semantic representation of verbs may play a role in these difficulties...
- Concordance rates between parent and teacher clinical evaluation of language fundamentals observational rating scaleJacqueline Massa
City College of New York, New York, NY 10031, USA
Int J Lang Commun Disord 43:99-110. 2008..The use of parent-completed rating scales, especially in urban, minority populations, might improve early identification if parent ratings are found to be reliable and valid...
- Gendered language and sexist thoughtCampbell Leaper
Monogr Soc Res Child Dev 69:128-42. 2004
- Development of functional synergies for speech motor coordination in childhood and adolescenceAnne Smith
Department of Audiology and Speech Sciences, West Lafayette, IN 47907 1353, USA
Dev Psychobiol 45:22-33. 2004....
- Early intervention critical to autism treatmentEric M Butter
Department of Pediatrics, Ohio State University, Columbus Children s Hospital, Ohio, USA
Pediatr Ann 32:677-84. 2003..Children and families have been able to achieve much more than many would ever have believed before EIBI became a realistic possibility...
- Age- and ability-related differences in young readers' use of conjunctionsKate Cain
Department of Psychology, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, UK
J Child Lang 32:877-92. 2005..The findings are discussed in relation to the role of conjunctions in text comprehension...
- Expressive and receptive language functioning in preschool children with prenatal cocaine exposureConnie E Morrow
Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
J Pediatr Psychol 29:543-54. 2004..To estimate the relationship between severity of prenatal cocaine exposure and expressive and receptive language skills in full-term, African American children at age 3 years...
- At 11 months, prosody still outranks statisticsElizabeth K Johnson
Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada
Dev Sci 12:131-41. 2009....
- Oral language expectations for African American children in grades 1 through 5Holly K Craig
University Center for the Development of Language and Literacy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2054, USA
Am J Speech Lang Pathol 14:119-30. 2005..These measures are recommended for inclusion in culturally fair assessment protocols designed to characterize the language abilities of elementary-grade African American students...
- Verbal and spatial information processing constraints in children with specific language impairmentLaVae M Hoffman
The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Austin, TX 78712, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 47:114-25. 2004..It appears that limitations in general cognitive capacity and central executive functions in working memory work synergistically with response modality to constrain information processing in children with SLI...
- [Comparison of vocalization development between normal and congenitally hearing impaired infants during pre-language period]Li hui Huang
Beijing Institute of Otolaryngology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100005, China
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 85:765-8. 2005..To compare the characteristics of vocalization and relevant perceptual characteristics between normal hearing infants and congenitally hearing impaired infants during pre-language period...
- Word learning by preschoolers with SLI: effect of phonotactic probability and object familiarityShelley Gray
Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 55:1289-300. 2012....
- Tense marking and spontaneous speech measures in Spanish specific language impairment: a discriminant function analysisJohn Grinstead
The Ohio State University, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 56:352-63. 2013....
- The acquisition of German relative clauses: a case studySilke Brandt
Max Planck Institut für evolutionaere Anthropologie, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
J Child Lang 35:325-48. 2008..We argue that German relative clauses develop in an incremental fashion from simple non-embedded sentences that gradually evolve into complex sentence constructions...
- Effects of robust vocabulary instruction and multicultural text on the development of word knowledge among African American childrenSherri Lovelace
Arkansas State University, Department of Communication Disorders, 106 Rose Street, Jonesboro, AR 73567 0910, USA
Am J Speech Lang Pathol 18:168-79. 2009..An additional goal was to examine the role of book type in the retention of novel vocabulary words...
- The effects of expansions, questions and cloze procedures on children's conversational skillsTze Peng Wong
Department of Communication Disorders, New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behavior, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Clin Linguist Phon 26:273-87. 2012..The positive effects of each technique on the pragmatic appropriateness in conversations suggest that they could be used strategically in language intervention to ensure greater therapeutic effect...
- Temperamental profiles and linguistic development: differences in the quality of linguistic production in relation to temperament in children of 28 monthsM Carmen Usai
Department of Anthropological Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy
Infant Behav Dev 32:322-30. 2009....
- The use of definite and indefinite articles by children with specific language impairmentElgustus J Polite
Department of Audiology, Speech Language Pathology and Deaf Studies, Towson University, Towson, MD 21252 0001, USA
Int J Speech Lang Pathol 13:291-300. 2011..Substitutions as well as omissions were seen. The findings suggest that the article limitations of the children with SLI were attributable in part to an incomplete understanding of how definite articles are to be used...
- Taxometric analyses of specific language impairment in 6-year-old childrenChristine A Dollaghan
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Texas, Dallas, TX, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 54:1361-71. 2011..To determine whether language scores at age 6 years suggest that specific language impairments (SLIs) distribute in a categorical or in a dimensional fashion...
- Using aided AAC models, recasts, and contrastive targets to teach grammatical morphemes to children who use AACCathy Binger
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, 1700 Lomas NE, MSC01 1195, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 54:160-76. 2011..The purpose of the investigation was to evaluate the effects of using aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) modeling and recasting on the expression of grammatical morphemes with children who used AAC...
- Acoustic evidence for positional and complexity effects on children's production of plural -sRachel M Theodore
Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 54:539-48. 2011..In this study, the authors examined the generality of these effects by determining whether position and coda complexity influence production of plural -s, which phonologically manifests the same as 3rd person singular -s...
- Measuring preschool attainment of print-concept knowledge: a study of typical and at-risk 3- to 5-year-old children using item response theoryLaura M Justice
Preschool Language and Literacy Lab, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4873, USA
Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 37:224-35. 2006..This research determined the psychometric quality of a criterion-referenced measure that was thought to measure preschoolers' print-concept knowledge (PCK)...
- Bilingual children and communication disorders: a 30-year research retrospectiveKathryn Kohnert
Speech Language Hearing Sciences, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
Semin Speech Lang 30:219-33. 2009..Spanish and English were the most frequent combination of languages for bilingual participants. Collective study findings are presented with respect to trends, clinical implications, and areas for future research...
- Knowing how we know: evidentiality and cognitive developmentTomoko Matsui
Kyoto University, Japan
New Dir Child Adolesc Dev 2009:1-11. 2009..We also consider the study of evidentiality in relation to the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis about the influence of language on thought...
- MORPHOLOGICAL DEFICITS IN SPECIFIC LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENTLaurence Leonard; Fiscal Year: 2007..Such a finding could lead to a uniform theory of how language impairment might develop and persist among children acquiring English. ..
- GRAMMATICAL MORPHOLOGY IN SPECIFIC LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENTLaurence Leonard; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- EARLY VOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH COCHLEARDAVID ERTMER; Fiscal Year: 2002..18). ..
- Speech Development in Young Cochlear Implant RecipientsDavid J Ertmer; Fiscal Year: 2010..Comparisons with typically developing toddlers and among children implanted at different ages are undertaken through a prospective longitudinal research design. ..
- EARLY COMMUNICATION INTERVENTION IN AUTISTIC CHILDRENPaul Yoder; Fiscal Year: 2004..Assessments of communication, vocabulary, and motor imitation will occur at the pre-treatment, port-treatment, and 6 month follow-up periods. Examiners and coders will be blind to treatment assignment. ..
- ERP & Behavioral Predictors of Language InterventionPaul Yoder; Fiscal Year: 2008..Multiple regression, multivariate permutation tests, and growth curve analyses will be used to test the research questions. Five years of funding are requested. ..
- Speech Production in Phonological ImpairmentBenjamin Munson; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Word Learning in Children: Normal Development and Language ImpairmentHolly L Storkel; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, effective word learning instruction is critical in preventing reading and academic failure. Theoretically motivated diagnostic and treatment methods may minimize this risk. ..
- The Mental Lexicon of Children with Phonological DelaysHOLLY STORKEL; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- THE MENTAL LEXICON IN LANGUAGE ACQUISITIONHOLLY STORKEL; Fiscal Year: 2005..The findings to emerge hold potential for theories of word learning and the relationship between perception and production in language acquisition. ..
- Cognitive-linguistic processing in L1 and L2Kathryn Kohnert; Fiscal Year: 2004..This explicit theoretical processing model of language learning by L2 learners with and without LI is needed in order to develop clinical measures which can be used to identify LI in the highly variable population of L2 learners. ..
- Vocal-Motor and Speech-Gesture Coordinations in InfancyJana Iverson; Fiscal Year: 2006..Identification of the typical pattern and normal range of variation in early vocal-manual coordination will provide normative information required for future diagnostic research. ..
- The Development of Word MeaningKARLA MCGREGOR; Fiscal Year: 2007..It will also reveal sources of lexical deficits associated with SLI and autism, impairments affecting 7% and .3% of the U.S. population, respectively. ..
- Phonological memory and language in young monolingual and bilingual childrenErika Hoff; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- INTONATION IN CHILDREN'S EARLY LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENTDavid Snow; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Constraints of Prosodic and Morphological DevelopmentKatherine Demuth; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Sentence Production and Developmental ErrorMatthew Rispoli; Fiscal Year: 2002..The deviation has a predicted direction; high error rates should be accompanied by increased fluency. That is, entrenchment contributes to the sacrificing of grammatical accuracy for increased fluency. ..
- BILINGUAL CHILDREN'S USE OF SPANISH GENDER AGREEMENTRAQUEL ANDERSON; Fiscal Year: 2002..These results will also be utilized to extend the research to examine other Spanish grammatical aspects in similar populations. ..
- Psycholinguistic and Socioemotional Profiling of SLI and ADHDSean Redmond; Fiscal Year: 2008..Given the academic and social risks associated with misdiagnosis and the poor prognosis associated with untreated comorbidity, this research impacts upon several key public health concerns. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- DISCRIMINATING SLI AND APD IN SCHOOL-AGE CHILDRENCarol Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results will form the foundation for further research employing larger, more stringently selected samples and both behavioral and electrophysiological measures. ..
- Collaboration on Specific Language ImpairmentJAMES TOMBLIN; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- EVALUATING GRAMMATICAL ASYNCHRONY IN CHILDREN WITH SLIPamela Hadley; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- The Genetics of Specific Language ImpairmentJAMES TOMBLIN; Fiscal Year: 2009..The phenotypes and endophenotypes from these individuals will then be used in conjunction with the existing genotyping for additional genome-wide screens and further follow-up fine mapping studies. ..
- Effects of Fast ForWord on Language ProcessingMarc Fey; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- LEXICAL DEFICIT--YOUNG CHILD W/ SPECIFIC LANG IMPAIRMENTShelley Gray; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- RESOURCES FOR INFANTS WITH NEWLY INDENTIFIED HEARING LOSMary Pat Moeller; Fiscal Year: 2002..A media advocacy program will also be implemented. The results should promote parental self-advocacy and independence in decision making. ..
- EARLY OTITIS AND LITERACY AND ATTENTION AT 9 TO 11 YEARSJACK PARADISE; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- RESOURCES FOR INFANTS WITH NEWLY IDENTIFIED HEARING LOSSMary Pat Moeller; Fiscal Year: 2006..Information also will be re-purposed and expanded to meet the needs of the target professional audiences. The results of this effort should promote parent self-advocacy and independence in decision making. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- WORD LEARNING IN INFANTS WITH HEARING LOSSMary Pat Moeller; Fiscal Year: 2008..The outcomes should provide direction for early interventionists in their efforts to promote nurturing caregiver-child interactions. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Treatment of Lexical Deficits in Young Children with SLISHELLEY I GRAY; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- CONCEPTS AND THEORIES IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENTSUSAN GELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- MINORITY PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMAmber Franklin; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Long-term Outcomes of Cochlear Implantation in Early ChildhoodAnn Geers; Fiscal Year: 2009..In addition we will document the incidence and outcomes associated with discontinued use of a cochlear implant. ..
- Partial Word Knowledge Growth in Children with LLDSTACY WAGOVICH; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Complex Syntax Production of Children with SLIC Schuele; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Cross-modal processing and lexical developmentVladimir M Sloutsky; Fiscal Year: 2010..This knowledge may also have broader impact on the clinical community by elucidating factors underlying Specific Language Impairments (SLI). ..
- Children's Conceptions of Lying: East-West ComparisonsGAIL HEYMAN; Fiscal Year: 2009..In the legal domain, our findings can assist legal practitioners in developing culturally sensitive procedures to assess child witnesses'competence and credibility in courts of law. ..
- Early Grammar Productivity: Three Languages, ComprehensionLetitia Naigles; Fiscal Year: 2008unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project seeks to investigate two critical questions in child language acquisition: (1) WHEN do toddlers show evidence of grammatical productivity in comprehension? (2) HOW does this ..
- Influencing Children's Beliefs Through LanguageVIKRAM JASWAL; Fiscal Year: 2008..It also has important public health implications in terms of how parents, caregivers, and educators can craft their messages to children to effect changes in behaviors and beliefs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Output & Phonological Skills in Bilingual ChildrenBrian Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- THE DEVELOPMENT OF ABILITY CONCEPTIONSGAIL HEYMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002..Together, these studies should provide a nuanced picture of the way in which children of different ages reason about ability, the factors affecting their reasoning, and the motivational consequences. ..
- ASSESSING BILINGUAL PHONOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUNG CHILDRENCarol Scheffner Hammer; Fiscal Year: 2009..Measures that accurately assess the needs of bilingual chidlren are critically important in order to assure accurate diagnosis of disorders in young children. ..
- Non-Sensory factors in children's speech perceptionRACHAEL HOLT; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- EARLY IDENTIFICATION OF RISK FOR LANGUAGE DISORDERDonna Thal; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- BILINGUAL PRESCHOOLERS--PRECURSORS TO LITERACYCarol Hammer; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Influences on preschoolers' visual attention to printLaura Justice; Fiscal Year: 2004..e., questions and comments about pictures versus print, verbal versus nonverbal print cues) upon children's visual attention to print in this early literacy context. ..
- Early literacy interventionLaura Justice; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Infants' and Mothers' Responses to being ImitatedELISE MASUR; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PERCEPTUAL COHERENCE IN LISTENERS WITH HEARING LOSSAndrea Pittman; Fiscal Year: 2006..These results may improve our understanding of why hearing-impaired listeners have difficulty perceiving speech in degraded listening environments. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Assessing the Impact of Function on Early CategorizationAmy Booth; Fiscal Year: 2006..Not only will they highlight the value of better understanding this phenomenon, but they will establish the viability of new stimuli and methods for pursuing that understanding. ..
- Do Labels Help Infants Form Non-Obvious Categories?VIKRAM JASWAL; Fiscal Year: 2002..By considering the role of labeling in the formation of categories, this research will make important contributions to the fields of cognitive and language development. ..
- Accounting for variations in parental speech and gestureMEREDITH ROWE; Fiscal Year: 2005..Finally, analysis of variance will be used to compare the two groups of parents on input measures. ..
- DEVELOPMENT OF EARLY OROFACIAL MOTILITY AND CONTROLJordan Green; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- THOUGHT DISORDER: A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY IN EPILEPSYRochelle Caplan; Fiscal Year: 2003..Weekly seizure frequency data will be obtained on a monthly basis from the parent during the 2 years. ..
- Learning mechanisms in language acquisitionLouAnn Gerken; Fiscal Year: 2008..The findings also have the potential to provide new insights into the role of learning in language disorders. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Children's questions: Insight into cognitive developmentMICHELLE CHOUINARD; Fiscal Year: 2004..other information. Exploration of these issues will make important contributions to the long-form understanding of how children's conceptual development proceeds. ..
- EFFECTS OF PRACTICE ON SPEECH OUTPUT FOR CHILDRENKathryn Drager; Fiscal Year: 2006..The dependent measures will include intelligibility of single words and comprehension of commands. ..
- Identifying Communicative Signals in Dysarthric SpeechRupal Patel; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Effects of Intensity of Early Communication InterventionSTEVEN WARREN; Fiscal Year: 2009..Analyses will include t-tests, 2x2 ANOVA, and multi-level analysis (HLM). Multiple regression or ANCOVA will be used if statistical control of pre-treatment differences are necessary. Five years of funding is requested. ..