The hidden language skill: oral inferential comprehension in children with developmental language disorder
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Children with developmental language disorder (DLD) experience significant difficulty with inferential comprehension, a skill which is essential for effective communication and reading comprehension. The first study created a profile of the language and cognitive skills which significantly contribute to oral inferential comprehension in 5 to 6 year old children with DLD. The second study was a randomised controlled trial of a novel inferential comprehension intervention which was effective at improving the skill in this population.
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A profile of the language and cognitive skills contributing to oral inferential comprehension in young children with developmental language disorderDawes, E.; Leitao, Suze; Claessen, M.; Kane, Robert (2018)© 2018 Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Background: Children with developmental language disorder (DLD) demonstrate poor oral inferential comprehension. Research investigating the skills that underpin oral ...
A randomized controlled trial of an oral inferential comprehension intervention for young children with developmental language disorderDawes, E.; Leitao, Suze; Claessen, M.; Kane, Robert (2018)© The Author(s) 2018. Although children with developmental language disorder demonstrate poor inferential comprehension, few studies have evaluated the effect of interventions to improve inferencing. This study aimed to ...
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