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ERIC Number: EJ791078
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0269-9206
Difficulty in SLI Diagnosis: A Case Study of Identical Twins
Tommerdahl, Jodi; Drew, Marguerite
Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, v22 n4-5 p275-282 Apr 2008
This paper examines identical 12-year-old twins with language difficulties, one of whom falls into the diagnostic remit of SLI while the other does not due to IQ differences. Further diagnostic testing was carried out and their language was analysed to determine whether their diagnoses were reflected by different linguistic abilities. Results show a strong similarity in linguistic profiles, leading to a questioning of IQ use in SLI diagnosis. (Contains 2 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom