Learning difficulties or learning English difficulties? Additional language acquisition: An update for paediatricians

@article{Clifford2014LearningDO,
  title={Learning difficulties or learning English difficulties? Additional language acquisition: An update for paediatricians},
  author={Vanessa Clifford and Anthea L Rhodes and Georgia A. Paxton},
  journal={Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health},
  year={2014},
  volume={50}
}
Australia is a diverse society: 26% of the population were born overseas, a further 20% have at least one parent born overseas and 19% speak a language other than English at home. Paediatricians are frequently involved in the assessment and management of non‐English‐speaking‐background children with developmental delay, disability or learning issues. Despite the diversity of our patient population, information on how children learn additional or later languages is remarkably absent in… 
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