ERIC Number: EJ608045
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Phonology and Children with Specific Language Impairment: Status of Structural Constraints in Two Languages.
Bortolini, Umberta; Leonard, Laurence B.
Journal of Communication Disorders, v33 n2 p131-50 Mar-Apr 2000
Two studies compared phonological characteristics of American and Italian preschool-age children with specific language impairments (SLI) with younger controls matched for mean length of utterance and consonant inventory size. In Italian and English, children with SLI had more difficulty in the use of non-final weak syllables. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Italy