Importance of Assessing Nonlinguistic Cognitive Skills in Bilingual Children with Primary Language Impairment
作者: Manon RobillardChantal Mayer-Crittenden
刊名: The International Journal of Assessment and Evaluation, 2014, Vol.20 (2), pp.25-55
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/2327-7920/CGP/v20i02/48340
关键词: BilingualismNonlinguistic Cognitive Processing SkillsPrimary Language Impairment
原始语种摘要: Many bilingual school-aged children are misdiagnosed as having a Primary Language Impairment (PLI) when in reality they are in the process of learning a second language (L2). The reverse is also true. How can we differentiate between these two groups? How do we overcome the bilingual assessment challenge? Recent research has shown that children with PLI often have subtle weaknesses in their nonlinguistic cognitive processing skills. This paper will look at how we can assess these skills and establish intervention goals accordingly by looking at a review of the existing literature. Articles that have studied nonlinguistic processing skills in children with and without PLI have been examined. Deficits in processing speed, sustained attention, selective attention, cognitive control, and...
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  • often 往往
  • assessment 评价
  • according 按照
  • options 保留购买权
  • look 
  • working 开采
  • protocol 日态
  • qualifications 资格
  • processing 加工
  • bilingual 两种语言