Language Development in Middle Childhood: Ages 9–13

  title={Language Development in Middle Childhood: Ages 9–13},
  author={Paula Menyuk and Maria Estela Brisk},
Roughly speaking, the years of middle childhood are considered to be from 9 to 12 or 13 years. The developmental changes that occur in both linguistic and cognitive achievements as well as physical development over this period are dramatic. Cognitive and linguistic progress, on the surface, is not as dramatic as physical and social development. This last aspect, social maturation, has the greatest impact on both linguistic and cognitive development. Further, this is the period during which… CONTINUE READING