Parental reports of spoken language skills in children with Down syndrome.

@article{Berglund2001ParentalRO,
  title={Parental reports of spoken language skills in children with Down syndrome.},
  author={Erik Berglund and M{\aa}rten Eriksson and Ingela Johansson},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={179-91}
}
Spoken language in children with Down syndrome and in children in a normative group was compared. Growth trends, individual variation, sex differences, and performance on vocabulary, pragmatic, and grammar scales as well as MaxLU (maximum length of utterance) were explored. Subjects were 330 children with Down syndrome (age range: 1-5 years) and 336 children in a normative group (1;4-2;4 years;months). The Swedish Early Communicative Development Inventory-words and sentences (SECDI-w&s) was… CONTINUE READING

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