Secondary prevention of paediatric language disability: a comparison of parents and nurses as screening agents.

@article{Stokes1997SecondaryPO,
  title={Secondary prevention of paediatric language disability: a comparison of parents and nurses as screening agents.},
  author={Stephanie Stokes},
  journal={European journal of disorders of communication : the journal of the College of Speech and Language Therapists, London},
  year={1997},
  volume={32 2 Spec No},
  pages={139-58}
}
  • Stephanie Stokes
  • Published 1997 in
    European journal of disorders of communication…
The purpose of this investigation was to compare the ability of nurses and parents to detect speech and language disability. The methodology included development and validation of a parent questionnaire to detect speech and language disability in 398 3-year-old English-speaking children. The parent questionnaire and a standard developmental screen administered by child health nurses were compared with a gold standard (a speech and language assessment). International criteria for screening tools… CONTINUE READING

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