Child characteristics related to improvement in language performance of children with DLD of 4 6 years

Authors Frank Wijnen , Ellen Gerrits , Gerda Bruinsma
Publication date 2020
Research groups Speech and Language Therapy: Participation through communication
Type Lecture

Summary

Children with DLD in special education show improvement in language performance. No differences in improvement between: • Children with receptive expressive disorders and expressive disorders • Children with low and high IQs • Mono and multilingual children Intervention is important for all children with DLD. Contact: gerda.bruinsma@hu.nlThere is a paucity of information on the effects of special education provisions on the language skills of children with DLD. Specifically , it is unclear 1. if (and how ) school based intervention impacts various language domains 2. to what extent child characteristics modulate outcomes Method We traced the trajectory of 154 children with DLD at 18 schools for special education that provide systematic language oriented interventions . Mean age 4;10 at the start of the study; range 3;11 5;7 yrs

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  • Ellen Gerrits | Professor | Research group Speech and Language Therapy: Participation through communication
    Ellen Gerrits
    • Professor
    • Research groups: Speech and Language Therapy: Participation through communication
  • Gerda Bruinsma | Researcher | Research group Speech and Language Therapy: Participation through communication
    Gerda Bruinsma
    • Researcher
    • Research groups: Speech and Language Therapy: Participation through communication

Language English
Key words special education, developmental language disorders

Gerda Bruinsma

Gerda Bruinsma | Researcher | Research group Speech and Language Therapy: Participation through communication

Gerda Bruinsma

  • Researcher
  • Research group: Speech and Language Therapy: Participation through communication

Speech and Language Therapy: Participation through communication