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ERIC Number: EJ434520
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4685
Comparison of Idiom Comprehension of Normal Children and Children with Mental Retardation.
Ezell, Helen K.; Goldstein, Howard
Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, v34 n4 p812-19 Aug 1991
This study compared comprehension of idioms in 66 children comprising 3 groups: normal 9 year olds, 9-year-old children with mild mental retardation, and younger normal children matched with the retarded children for receptive vocabulary age. Although the normal nine year olds comprehended the most idioms, the mentally retarded children performed significantly better than the younger normal children. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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