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Hagen, Åste M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of the current study is to determine what language activities Norwegian preschool children took part in, and to examine whether these language activities predict children's language comprehension. We tested children (n = 134) with language measures at age 4/5 and age 5/6 and interviewed their teachers (n = 71) about the kinds of language…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Vocabulary Development, Language Processing, Learning Activities
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Ottem, Ernst – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2002
Studied the complementary nature of Illinois Test of Psycholingusitic Abilities (ITPA) and Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Revised (WISC-R) in a sample of 60 language-impaired children. Results suggest that the ITPA is more sensitive to differences in children's verbal and performance abilities than the WISC-R. (SLD)
Descriptors: Children, Intelligence Tests, Language Impairments, Test Use
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Langset, Marit; And Others – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1981
Children and adolescents who had positive Dye Tests for toxoplasmosis had lower performances on all verbal subtests than those with negative Dye Tests. The impairment was comparable to subjects with brain damage. Subjects with congenital sight deficiency and positive Dye Tests showed progressive intellectual impairments. (Author/CM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Blindness, Children, Comparative Analysis