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We reviewed speech, language, and biographical data on 144 asphasic patients who had suffered left hemisphere cerebral vascular accidents. Using a step-wise multiple regression procedure, we attempted to predict change in severity of aphasia at three, six, and 12 months postonset based on performance at one, three, and six months postonset. Our results(More)
Normal-hearing children (39 M, 36 F) from a monolingual environment, aged 5 yrs 10 mo to 7 yrs 2 mo, of average or better intelligence, were selected as being at high, average, or low risk of reading readiness according to scores on the Lindamood Auditory Conceptualization (LAC) test. Ss were also given the Stephens Oral Language Screening Test (SOLST),(More)
Normative data were obtained for 96 children with normal auditory and language abilities in grades 2, 4, and 6 when presented monaurally with time-compressed (TC) sentences and 1st- and 2nd-order sentential approximations at 32 db re SRT. Oral responses were taped and multidimensionally scored in order to sensitize the test. Consistent with previous reports(More)
Psychiatrists have recently been criticized from within and outside the profession for rendering professional opinion in instances where their qualifications are inadequate. In forensic psychiatry, the problem of predicting dangerousness is a notable example. The forensic psychiatrist may also be called to testify as to the present or future competency of(More)
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