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The language development of children adopted internationally is a topic of growing interest, however, most studies have investigated children adopted from China or Eastern Europe. This project is a follow-up study that explored the language development of school-age children who were adopted from...
Children adopted from China (CAC) have a unique path of language development, as they are cast abruptly into a new ambient language, typically with limited or no ongoing exposure to their birth language. They often face additional risks of speech and language delays due to a history of...
Lexical tone processing by monolingual and bilingual speakers of tone and non-tone languagesDownload
This study tests early Chinese-English bilinguals’ perception of Thai lexical tone. Lexical tone is a feature that is used contrastively in Chinese but not in English. Chinese-learning infants exhibit native-like treatment of Thai tonal contours, while English learners exhibit non-native...
Talk to me: Parental linguistic practices may hold the key to reducing incidence of language impairment and delay among multiple birth childrenDownload
Researchers have long known that multiple-birth children are predisposed toward language impairment and delay. Proposed explanations include the frequentlow birth weight of multiple birth children, unspecified genetic factors, and differences in the linguistic environment that seem to correlate...