ERIC Number: EJ623220
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Prelinguistic Pragmatic Functions as Predictors of Later Expressive Vocabulary.
McCathren, Rebecca B.; Yoder, Paul J.; Warren, Steven F.
Journal of Early Intervention, v22 n3 p205-16 Sum 1999
A study tested the relationship between prelinguistic pragmatic functions and later expressive vocabulary of 58 toddlers with mild to moderate developmental delays. Results indicate that rate of joint attention and rate of communication were statistically significant predictors of later expressive vocabulary. Rate of behavior regulation was not a predictor. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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