Deductive reasoning in children with specific language impairment.

  title={Deductive reasoning in children with specific language impairment.},
  author={Elizabeth J Newton and Maxwell J. Roberts and Chris Donlan},
  journal={The British journal of developmental psychology},
  volume={28 Pt 1},
The diagnosis of specific language impairment (SLI) requires non-verbal ability to be in the normal range, but little is known regarding the extent to which general reasoning skills are preserved during development. A total of 122 children were tested; 40 SLI, 42 age-matched controls, and 40 younger language-matched controls. Deductive reasoning tasks were… CONTINUE READING