Verbal fluency deficits in children with specific language impairment: slow rapid naming or slow to name?

@article{Weckerly2001VerbalFD,
  title={Verbal fluency deficits in children with specific language impairment: slow rapid naming or slow to name?},
  author={Jill Weckerly and Beverly B. Wulfeck and Jamie Reilly},
  journal={Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={142-52}
}
This study examined aspects of verbal fluency performance of children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI) and typically developing children matched on age and Block Design scores. While children with SLI showed deficits in verbal fluency compared to their peers, they showed the same pattern of performance on phonemic compared to semantic fluency trials. Children with SLI and normally developing children also demonstrated equivalent rates of clustering and switching, measures hypothesized to… CONTINUE READING

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