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Specific language impairment - when only language becomes difficult

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dc.contributor.author Sultana, Asifa
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-12T10:44:42Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-12T10:44:42Z
dc.date.copyright 2010
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation Sultana, A. (2010). Specific language impairment - when only language becomes difficult . BRAC University Journal, Special Issue(01), 94–100. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1811-3079
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/5162
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 100). en_US
dc.description.abstract Specific Language Impairment (SLI) is a language disorder that primarily affects oral language selectively. This impairment is not any sudden loss; rather some children are born with this disability. The impaired children exhibit this disorder by producing unusually faulty language, which the other children of their age have outgrown. Children with SLI are like the normally developing children in every other way except for some specific aspects of their L1. To identify this language difficulty, children have to be tested on their L1 through tests originally designed for their L1. Since this is a new phenomenon in a country like Bangladesh, we lack resources to identify and measure this. This paper is an attempt to present the case of SLI for a better understanding of the disorder. The paper illustrates the nature of the disorder and backs it up with the dominant theories that try to explain this. Also, considering the nature of difficulty and the exhibited problems, this paper suggests and explains some areas for testing in Bangla which may be able to identify the impaired children in our context. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Asifa Sultana
dc.format.extent 8 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University Journals are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject Specific language en_US
dc.subject Language impairment en_US
dc.title Specific language impairment - when only language becomes difficult en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University


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