Evidence of reading difficulty in subgroups of children with specific language impairment

  title={Evidence of reading difficulty in subgroups of children with specific language impairment},
  author={Zo{\"e} Simkin and Gina Conti-Ramsden},
  journal={Child Language Teaching and Therapy},
  pages={315 - 331}
The literacy abilities of 11-year old children with specific language impairment (SLI) were investigated through comparing subgroups with current expressive-only language impairment (E-SLI, n 30), current combined expressive and receptive language impairment (ER-SLI, n 32) and a history of now-resolved language impairment (Resolved-SLI, n 28). The ER-SLI subgroup performed less well than the E-SLI subgroup on measures of single word reading and reading comprehension and in turn the E-SLI… 

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