An examination of verbal working memory capacity in children with specific language impairment.

@article{Weismer1999AnEO,
  title={An examination of verbal working memory capacity in children with specific language impairment.},
  author={Susan Ellis Weismer and Julia L. Evans and Linda J Hesketh},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  year={1999},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={1249-60}
}
This study investigated verbal working memory capacity in children with specific language impairment (SLI). The task employed in this study was the Competing Language Processing Task (CLPT) developed by Gaulin and Campbell (1994). A total of 40 school-age children participated in this investigation, including 20 with SLI and 20 normal language (NL) age-matched controls. Results indicated that the SLI and NL groups performed similarly in terms of true/false comprehension items, but that the… CONTINUE READING

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