The Relevance of Recent Research on SLI to Our Understanding of Normal Language Development

  • Gina Conti-Ramsden

Abstract

In this paper I wish to explore several ways in which recent research on SLI is managing to throw light on the nature of normal language development.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gina Conti-Ramsden
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  1. 1.University of ManchesterCentre for Educational Needs School of EducationManchesterUK

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