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ERIC Number: EJ1163860
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jan
Pages: 34
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
Dense Home-Based Recordings Reveal Typical and Atypical Development of Tense/Aspect in a Child with Delayed Language Development
Chin, Iris; Goodwin, Matthew S.; Vosoughi, Soroush; Roy, Deb; Naigles, Letitia R.
Journal of Child Language, v45 n1 p1-34 Jan 2018
Studies investigating the development of tense/aspect in children with developmental disorders have focused on production frequency and/or relied on short spontaneous speech samples. How children with developmental disorders use future forms/constructions is also unknown. The current study expands this literature by examining frequency, consistency, and productivity of past, present, and future usage, using the Speechome Recorder, which enables collection of dense, longitudinal audio-video recordings of children's speech. Samples were collected longitudinally in a child who was previously diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, but at the time of the study exhibited only language delay [Audrey], and a typically developing child [Cleo]. While Audrey was comparable to Cleo in frequency and productivity of tense/aspect use, she was atypical in her consistency and production of an unattested future form. Examining additional measures of densely collected speech samples may reveal subtle atypicalities that are missed when relying on only few typical measures of acquisition.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: R012DC007428