ERIC Number: EJ639137
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Nonmainstream Dialect Use and Specific Language Impairment.
Oetting, Janna B.; McDonald, Janet L.
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, v44 n1 p207-23 Feb 2001
This study extended the study of specific language impairments (SLI) to two non-mainstream dialects: a rural version of Southern African American English and a rural version of Southern White English using language samples from 93 4- to 6-year-olds in Louisiana. Findings indicated the surface characteristics of SLI manifested in the two dialects in different ways. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Louisiana