The role of language 1 Running Head : THE ROLE OF LANGUAGE The role of language in mathematical development ; Evidence from children with Specific Language Impairments

A sample (n=48) of eight year olds with Specific Language Impairments is compared with age-matched (n=55) and language matched controls (n=55) on a range of tasks designed to test the interdependence of language and mathematical development. Performance across tasks varies substantially in the SLI group, showing profound deficits in production of the count… (More)