CAUSES AND ASSOCIATIONS OF SEVERE AND PERSISTENT SPECIFIC SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN CHILDREN

@article{Robinson1991CAUSESAA,
  title={CAUSES AND ASSOCIATIONS OF SEVERE AND PERSISTENT SPECIFIC SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN CHILDREN},
  author={Richard Robinson},
  journal={Developmental Medicine \& Child Neurology},
  year={1991},
  volume={33}
}
  • R. Robinson
  • Published 1 November 1991
  • Medicine
  • Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology
Eighty‐two school‐age children with severe and persistent specific speech and language disorders were studied. 71 had specific developmental language disorders, three had structural malformations (cleft palate) and eight had disorders acquired after a period of normal language development, including five with Landau‐Kleffner syndrome. The sex ratio was 38 boys to one girl. Nearly half had a family history of speech‐language disorder, with one in 52 affected siblings. Aetiological factors were… 
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