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Examining the Classification Accuracy of a Vocabulary Screening Measure With Preschool Children

This study investigated the classification accuracy of the Dynamic Indicators of Vocabulary Skills (DIVS) as a preschool vocabulary screening measure. With a sample of 240 preschoolers, fall and winter DIVS scores were used to predict year-end vocabulary risk using the … Continue reading

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Sharing Expository Texts with Preschool Children in Special Education

The authors point out that although a general limited availability of expository texts currently exists in preschool special education classrooms, expository texts offer speech-language pathologists (SLPs) a rich context for addressing the language goals of preschool children with language impairment … Continue reading

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Efficacy of Handheld Electronic Visual Supports to Enhance Vocabulary in Children With ASD

This study involved the implementation of an alternating-treatment design to investigate the effects of tablet computer-based visual scripts on vocabulary use in three 8- to 14-year-old children with autism. Results indicated that participants showed increased use of verbs or nouns … Continue reading

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Vocabulary and Working Memory in Children Fit With Hearing Aids

Stiles, McGregor, and Bentler reported that in the presence of mild-to-moderately severe hearing loss, children demonstrated resilient working memory systems, and that working memory and vocabulary were related (i.e., children with poorer working memory had smaller vocabulary sizes). Journal of … Continue reading

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