On the relation between mental representation and naming in a child with specific language impairment.

@article{McGregor2002OnTR,
  title={On the relation between mental representation and naming in a child with specific language impairment.},
  author={Karla K. McGregor and Alison Appel},
  journal={Clinical linguistics & phonetics},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={1-20}
}
The naming and drawing responses of a child with specific language impairment (age 5.5 years) were used to test the hypothesis that deficient storage in the mental lexicon plays a role in the naming problems associated with SLI. In confrontation- and repeated naming, the child demonstrated frequent semantic substitutions and occasional phonologic substitutions. Stochastic modelling of his repeated naming revealed storage deficits to be a source of these errors. Comparative picture naming… CONTINUE READING

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