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Title: Morphosyntactic skills and phonological short-term memory in Greek preschool children with specific language impairment
Author: Smith, Nafsika
ISNI:       0000 0001 3452 9701
Awarding Body: University of Reading
Current Institution: University of Reading
Date of Award: 2008
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This thesis investigates the performance of Greek preschool children with SLI on morphosyntactic and phonological short-term memory measures. The aims were twofold: (A) to identify areas of exceptional difficulty that could contribute to the diagnosis of SLI in Greek, and (B) to shed light on theoretical issues pertaining to the nature of SLI, and specifically: 1) whether language development in SLI can be characterised as delayed or deviant, and 2) whether the deficits observed can be better accounted for within a domain-specific (linguistic) or a domain-general (processing) account.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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