Nonword repetition and sentence repetition as clinical markers of specific language impairment: the case of Cantonese.


PURPOSE Recent research suggests that nonword repetition (NWR) and sentence repetition (SR) tasks can be used to discriminate between children with SLI and their typically developing age-matched (TDAM) and younger (TDY) peers. METHOD Fourteen Cantonese-speaking children with SLI and 30 of their TDAM and TDY peers were compared on NWR and SR tasks. NWR of… (More)


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