Syntactic structural assignment in Brazilian Portuguese-speaking children with specific language impairment.


PURPOSE In this study, the authors examined the comprehension of sentences with predicates and reflexives that are linked to a nonadjacent noun as a test of the hierarchical ordering deficit (HOD) hypothesis. That hypothesis and more modern versions posit that children with specific language impairment (SLI) have difficulty in establishing nonadjacent… (More)
DOI: 10.1044/1092-4388(2011/10-0215)

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