Relationships between early gestures and later language in children with fragile X syndrome.

@article{Flenthrope2010RelationshipsBE,
  title={Relationships between early gestures and later language in children with fragile X syndrome.},
  author={Jennifer Lyn Flenthrope and Nancy C. Brady},
  journal={American journal of speech-language pathology},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          135-42
        }
}
PURPOSE The authors hypothesized that significant positive relationships would exist between early gesture use and later language attainments in children with fragile X syndrome (FXS), as has been reported in studies with other populations. METHOD Participants were young children with FXS and limited expressive language (21 boys, 4 girls), divided into 2 subgroups based on the Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS; Schopler, Reichler, & Renner, 1988) scores. Data were collected when… CONTINUE READING

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