Learning and Memory Performance of Children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI)

  title={Learning and Memory Performance of Children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI)},
  author={Cynthia A. Riccio and Deborah L Cash and Morris J. Cohen},
  journal={Applied Neuropsychology},
  pages={255 - 261}
The purpose of this study was to examine learning and memory in children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI) as compared to 30 normally functioning children on the Children's Memory Scale. Results indicated that children in the SLI group exhibited impaired performance on the Attention/Concentration Index (working memory), as well as significantly lower scores on both the immediate and delayed auditory/verbal indices and subtests relative to the control group. In contrast, no between group… 

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