Children with specific language impairment: parental accounts of the early years.

  title={Children with specific language impairment: parental accounts of the early years.},
  author={Anne Rannard and Christina A. Byrne Ileana Arias Carolyn M. Lyons and Sheila Glenn},
  journal={Journal of child health care : for professionals working with children in the hospital and community},
  volume={8 2},
Parent views of specific language impairment have received little attention in the literature, even though speech and language development is the single greatest area of concern for parents. This article examines parental views of events up to, and including, language unit admission for their children. A series of qualitative interviews was conducted with parents. Parents felt that, apart from speech and language difficulties, the children were developing normally. They placed a low value on… CONTINUE READING
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