Maria Luísa Carreira

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This study presents and analyzes the comprehension of relative clauses in child and adult speakers of Russian, comparing monolingual controls with Russian heritage speakers (HSs) who are Englishdominant. Monolingual and bilingual children demonstrate full adultlike mastery of relative clauses. Adult HSs, however, are signifi cantly different from the(More)
This article reports on a survey of heritage language learners (HLLs) across different heritage languages (HLs) and geographic regions in the United States. A general profile of HLLs emerges as a student who (1) acquired English in early childhood, after acquiring the HL; (2) has limited exposure to the HL outside the home; (3) has relatively strong aural(More)
Resumo A displasia broncopulmonar (DBP) é multifactorial. Prematuridade, doença da membrana hialina, oxigénio, ventilação mecânica, inflamação e canal arterial são alguns dos factores na sua patogénese Objectivo: Avaliar a prevalência da DBP e seus factores de risco em cinco unidades portuguesas, para implementar boas práticas no tratamento deste doentes.(More)
This special issue of the Heritage Language Journal, guest edited by Silvina Montrul, unites four papers on different aspects of heritage Spanish speakers’ linguistic abilities. In this commentary, we reexamine these important contributions with an eye toward implications for instruction and toward general trends for the field. In particular, we discuss the(More)
In order to achieve an overview of neuroradiology in Europe a questionnaire was sent to all ESNR National Delegates. The answers received were submitted to a data-based analysis, leading to the conclusion that neuroradiology is an expanding discipline among neurological sciences.
UNLABELLED The pathogenesis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is clearly multifactorial. Specific pathogenic risk factors are prematurity, respiratory distress, oxygen supplementation, mechanical ventilation (MV), inflammation, patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), etc. AIM To evaluate BPD prevalence and to identify risk factors for BPD in five Portuguese(More)
UNLABELLED With the advent of surfactant, prenatal corticosteroids (PNC) and advances in technology, the survival rate of extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants has improved dramatically. Rates of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) vary widely among neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) and many studies using multiple interventions have shown some(More)
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