Quantity and quality of parental language input to late-talking toddlers during play

  title={Quantity and quality of parental language input to late-talking toddlers during play},
  author={Debra C Vigil and Jennifer P. Hodges and Thomas Klee},
  journal={Child Language Teaching and Therapy},
  pages={107 - 122}
This study compared the language behaviours of parents of toddlers with language delay (LD) and language ofparents of typically developing toddlers (LN). Results indicate that parents of children with a language delay and children with normal language produced comparable amounts of linguistic input, but differed on some qualitative measures. Parents of children with normal language used more responses, expansions and self-directed speech than parents of toddlers with language delay. Parents may… 

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