Language Development and Assessment in the Preschool Period

  title={Language Development and Assessment in the Preschool Period},
  author={G. Conti-Ramsden and K. Durkin},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
  • G. Conti-Ramsden, K. Durkin
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychology Review
  • Most young children make significant progress in learning language during the first 4 years of life. Delays or differences in patterns of language acquisition are sensitive indicators of developmental problems. The dynamic, complex nature of language and the variability in the timing of its acquisition poses a number of challenges for the assessment of young children. This paper summarises the key developmental milestones of language development in the preschool years, providing a backdrop for… CONTINUE READING
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