Children with word-finding difficulties--prevalence, presentation and naming problems.

  title={Children with word-finding difficulties--prevalence, presentation and naming problems.},
  author={Julie E. Dockrell and David Messer and Ray George and George Nigel Wilson},
  journal={International journal of language & communication disorders},
  volume={33 4},
There is increasing interest from therapists and researchers in children's word-finding difficulties (WFDs). Word finding difficulties are usually considered to be present when children are able to identify a referent from a set of exemplars, but have difficulty producing the target word when shown a picture or in conversation. Word finding difficulties are associated with a number of conversational forms such as delays in the production of a word, the use of long pauses within phrases… CONTINUE READING

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