SLI:an intervention?

Due Friday March 5

Approximately five percent of all children are born with the disorder known as specific language impairment (SLI). These children show a significant deficit in spoken language ability with no obvious accompanying condition such as mental retardation, neurological damage, or hearing impairment. That is, the cause of SLI is, by definition, unexplained.

< Recent studies have shown that children who are late in acquiring language do not show a shape bias in the Novel Word Generalization Task.


skills practiced:
  • think critically about classic and contemporary issues of child development.
  • interpret research findings.
  • apply research findings to concrete problems in the real world.