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dc.contributor.authorPetinou, Kakia-
dc.contributor.authorConstantinou, Astero-
dc.contributor.authorKapsou, Margarita-
dc.date.accessioned2019-08-23T09:40:59Z-
dc.date.available2019-08-23T09:40:59Z-
dc.date.issued2011-11-09-
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Greek Linguistics, 2011, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 56-80en_US
dc.identifier.issn1569-9846-
dc.description.abstractThe current investigation examined longitudinally the emergence of specific linguistic parameters in toddlers with and without late onset of expressive language. The central aim of this investigation was to compare the linguistic skills of typically developing and late-talking toddlers while: (a) observing patterns of linguistic development between the two groups on specific parameters and (b) examining the impact of early language delay on language-specific parameters and comparing these with cross-linguistic data. The subjects were 18 Cypriot-Greek speaking toddlers classified as late-talkers (LTs), and 18 age-matched counterparts with normal course of language development (NLDs). Participants were assessed at 28 months, 32 months, and 36 months, using various linguistic measures such as receptive and expressive vocabulary, mean length of utterance as measured in words (MLU-W), and phonetic production. Overall, the two groups exhibited parallel developmental profiles, with a language lag favoring the LT group as compared to the NLD counterpart. The results of this study highlight the negative effect of early language delay on later language skills, even up to age three years and lend support to the current literature regarding the universal linguistic picture of early and persistent language delay. Finally, the findings are discussed in view of the need for further research with a focus on more language sensitive tools in testing later language outcomes. © 2011 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden.en_US
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dc.relation.ispartofJournal of Greek Linguisticsen_US
dc.rights© Brillen_US
dc.subjectCypriot-greeken_US
dc.subjectLate-talkersen_US
dc.subjectMean length of utteranceen_US
dc.subjectSpecific language delayen_US
dc.subjectToddlersen_US
dc.titleLanguage skills in cypriot-greek speaking toddlers with specific language delayen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.collaborationEuropean University Cyprusen_US
dc.collaborationCyprus University of Technologyen_US
dc.subject.categoryLanguages and Literatureen_US
dc.subject.categoryOther Humanitiesen_US
dc.journalsOpen Accessen_US
dc.countryCyprusen_US
dc.subject.fieldHumanitiesen_US
dc.publicationPeer Revieweden_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1163/156658411X563676en_US
dc.identifier.scopus2-s2.0-80455140239-
dc.identifier.urlhttps://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/80455140239-
dc.relation.issue1en_US
dc.relation.volume11en_US
cut.common.academicyear2011-2012en_US
dc.identifier.spage56en_US
dc.identifier.epage80en_US
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crisitem.journal.journalissn1569-9846-
crisitem.journal.publisherBrill-
crisitem.author.deptDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences-
crisitem.author.facultyFaculty of Health Sciences-
crisitem.author.orcid0000-0001-6580-5190-
crisitem.author.parentorgFaculty of Health Sciences-
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