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The purpose of this paper is to report the prevalence of speech and/or language impairment in a sample of preparatory students in northern Tasmania, Australia. A total of 308 preparatory students attending 30 public schools in northern Tasmania were administered assessments by a speech-language pathologist, and subsequently diagnosed with either typical or(More)
The multiplication of separate governmental agencies providing health services to California's children, the increasing difficulties in staffing tax-supported health agencies and the recent studies of the quality of care under these programs, have all pointed to an urgent need for prompt decisions on certain basic questions about the function of(More)
The purpose of this paper was to profile the extent and accuracy of teacher identification of speech and language impairment within a kindergarten student population in Tasmania, Australia, using the Kindergarten Development Check (KDC). A total of 286 kindergarten students (aged 4-5 years and in their first year of formal schooling) were screened by(More)
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