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A Drawing Task to Assess Emotion Inference in Language-Impaired Children

Studies investigating the ability of children with language impairment (LI) to infer emotions rely on verbal responses (which can be challenging for these children), and/or the selection of a card representing an emotion (which limits the response range). In contrast, … Continue reading

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Auditory Processing in Specific Language Impairment (SLI): Relations With the Perception of Lexical and Phrasal Stress

The authors investigated whether impaired acoustic processing is a factor in developmental language disorders. The amplitude envelope of the speech signal is known to be important in language processing, and the authors examined whether impaired perception of amplitude envelope rise … Continue reading

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Peer acceptance of children with language and communication impairments in a mainstream primary school

Laws, Bates, Feuerstein, Mason-Apps, and White reported peer rejection more common for children with profiles consistent with autistic spectrum disorder than for children with specific language impairment, and peer acceptance was significantly associated with social communication abilities. Children with clearer speech and more mature … Continue reading

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