Uses and interpretations of non-word repetition tasks in children with and without specific language impairments (SLI).

@article{Coady2008UsesAI,
  title={Uses and interpretations of non-word repetition tasks in children with and without specific language impairments (SLI).},
  author={Jeffry A. Coady and Julia L. Evans},
  journal={International journal of language & communication disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={1-40}
}
BACKGROUND The non-word repetition task (NRT) has gained wide acceptance in describing language acquisition in both children with normal language development (NL) and children with specific language impairments (SLI). This task has gained wide acceptance because it so closely matches the phonological component of word learning, and correlates with measures of phonological working memory, a deficit in which is hypothesized to underlie SLI. AIMS/METHODS & PROCEDURES Recent uses of the NRT seem… CONTINUE READING

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