ERIC Number: EJ285486
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
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Metaphoric Understanding in Preadolescents Having a History of Language Acquisition Difficulties.
Nippold, Marilyn A.; Fey, Sandy H.
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, v14 n3 p171-80 Jul 1983
Although 12 preadolescents who had been diagnosed as language impaired during preschool performed as well as a control group on certain tests involving literal aspects of language and on a nonverbal intelligence test, they were deficient in understanding metaphoric sentences and in performing the cognitive task. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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