Assessing the Effectiveness of the Cognitive Interview for Children with Severe Intellectual Disabilities

  title={Assessing the Effectiveness of the Cognitive Interview for Children with Severe Intellectual Disabilities},
  author={Rebecca Milne and Stefanie J. Sharman and Martine B. Powell and Sarah Mead},
  journal={International Journal of Disability, Development and Education},
  pages={18 - 29}
We examined whether the cognitive interview (CI) procedure increased event recall in children with severe intellectual disabilities (ID) compared with children with no ID. Forty-six children with and without ID watched a videotaped event; they were aged between eight and 11 years. The next day they were individually interviewed using the CI or a structured interview (SI). Interviews consisted of free recall and specific questions, some of which contained leading or misleading information. The… 
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