The Syntactical Ability of a Young Girl with Williams Syndrome
Arapovikj, Diana, Pranjikj, Vishnja, The Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation
This research was carried out on a young girl with Williams syndrome, whose syntactical ability was tested longitudinally over a period of 22 months, from age 9 years and 3 months to 11 years and 1 month. The assumption was that the girl with Williams syndrome would have poorer syntactical ability than children with regular development, but similar to children with specific language impairment (SLI) and that in all tasks she would achieve better results in the final testing. Syntax was analyzed on the basis of the fundamental variable of repeating sentences, which consisted of five subvariables: literal repetition of sentences, sentences repeated with omissions, …
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Publication information: Article title: The Syntactical Ability of a Young Girl with Williams Syndrome. Contributors: Arapovikj, Diana - Author, Pranjikj, Vishnja - Author. Journal title: The Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation. Issue: 1/2 Publication date: January 1, 2008. Page number: 29+. © Institute of Special Education 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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