Working memory and comprehension in children with specific language impairment: what we know so far.

@article{Montgomery2003WorkingMA,
  title={Working memory and comprehension in children with specific language impairment: what we know so far.},
  author={James W. Montgomery},
  journal={Journal of communication disorders},
  year={2003},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={221-31}
}
Many children with specific language impairments (SLI) demonstrate deficits in the areas of verbal working memory and language learning/processing. In this article, evidence is reviewed suggesting that the lexical/morphological learning and sentence comprehension/processing problems of many of these children are associated with their deficient working memory functioning. Evidence is also reviewed for the possibility that deficient working memory provides a clinical marker of SLI. A number of… CONTINUE READING

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