The argument-structure complexity effect in children with specific language impairment: evidence from the use of grammatical morphemes in French.

@article{Pizzioli2008TheAC,
  title={The argument-structure complexity effect in children with specific language impairment: evidence from the use of grammatical morphemes in French.},
  author={Fabrizio Pizzioli and Marie-Anne Schelstraete},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  year={2008},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={706-21}
}
PURPOSE The hypothesis that the linguistic deficit presented by children with specific language impairment (SLI) is caused by limited cognitive resources (e.g., S. Ellis Weismer & L. Hesketh, 1996) was tested against the hypothesis of a limitation in linguistic knowledge (e.g., M. L. Rice, K. Wexler, & P. Cleave, 1995). METHOD The study examined the influence of the argument-structure complexity of a target sentence on the production of grammatical morphemes in French children with SLI… CONTINUE READING