Are specific language impairment
and dyslexia distinct disorders?
The relationship of language and emotion regulation skills to reticence in children with specific language impairment
These children were distributed into three equal groups: children with specific language impairment
(SLI), children with auditory processing disorder (APD) and children with typical development (TD).
An experimental or SLI group (SG) was composed of 34 children diagnosed with specific language impairment
(28 males, mean age: 8.
2014) analysed the longitudinal trajectories of peer relations in children with specific language impairment
Weiss, "Relationship between parenting behaviours and specific language impairment
in children," International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, vol.
A comparative study of the phonology of pre-school children with specific language impairment
, language delay and normal acquisition.
Semantic features in fast-mapping: Performance of preschoolers with specific language impairment
versus preschoolers with normal language.
Specific learning disabilities arise from atypical brain development with complicated genetic and environmental causes, causing such conditions as dyslexia, dyscalculia, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder and specific language impairment
The concept of Specific Language Impairment
(SLI) has been defined as a primary language deficit that occurs in the absence of hearing loss, deficit in cognitive development or motor speech development, syndromes, pervasive developmental disorders, neurosensory disorders or acquired neurological injuries, which impede the normal development of language (Fresneda & Mendoza, 2005).
of London, UK) compiles eight essays by psychologists and specialists in development, language and communication, special education, and behavioral sciences in the UK, Sweden, Australia, China, and the US, who consider issues in syndromic and non-syndromic neurodevelopmental disorders: fragile X syndrome, Down's syndrome, Williams syndrome, and velocardiofacial syndrome, and dyslexia, autism spectrum disorder, specific language impairment
, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On an applied note, Correa also shows how Minimalist assumptions might relate to deviant language acquisition and use in Specific Language Impairment