ERIC Number: ED368192
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Specific Language Impairments in Children.
Watkins, Ruth V., Ed.; Rice, Mabel L., Ed.
The fourth volume in a series on communication and language intervention focuses on specific language impairments in children, and contains papers presented at a 1992 conference. Papers include the following: "Specific Language Impairments in Children: An Introduction" (Ruth V. Watkins); "Studies of Genetics of Specific Language Impairment" (J. Bruce Tomblin, Paula R. Buckwalter); "From Families to Phenotypes: Theoretical and Clinical Implications of Research into the Genetic Basis of Specific Language Impairment" (Martha B. Crago, Myrna Gopnik); "Grammatical Challenges for Children with Specific Language Impairments" (Watkins); "Grammatical Categories of Children with Specific Language Impairments" (Mabel L. Rice); "Some Problems Facing Accounts of Morphological Deficits in Children with Specific Language Impairments" (Laurence B. Leonard); "Cognitive Abilities of Children with Language Impairment" (Judith R. Johnston); "Social Competence and Language Impairment in Children" (Martin Fujiki, Bonnie Brinton); "Early Identification of Reading Disabilities in Children with Speech-Language Impairments" (Hugh W. Catts, Chieh-Fang Hu, Linda Larrivee, Linda Swank); and "Reconsideration of IQ Criteria in the Definition of Specific Language Impairment" (Marc E. Fey, Steven H. Long, Patricia L. Cleave). (MSE)
Descriptors: Children, Early Identification, Evaluation Criteria, Family (Sociological Unit), Genetics, Grammar, Intelligence Quotient, Interpersonal Competence, Language Acquisition, Language Impairments, Morphology (Languages), Reading Difficulties, Research Methodology
Brookes Publishing Co., Inc., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624 ($35).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
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