Responses to query on speech delays in multilingual environments
Anthea Fraser Gupta
A.F.Gupta at leeds.ac.uk
Thu Apr 5 14:20:34 UTC 2007
PS Nice list!
Could I just correct my name. Should be:
Gupta, Anthea Fraser.
The surname is 'Gupta': 'Fraser' is part of my personal name.
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Anthea Fraser Gupta (Dr)
School of English, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT
NB: Reply to a.f.gupta at leeds.ac.uk
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> Harold F. Schiffman
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> Subject: Responses to query on speech delays in multilingual
> Regarding Query: http://linguistlist.org/issues/18/18-895.html#1
> Once more, I would like to thank all of you who took time to
> respond to my inquiry. THANK YOU!!! I appreciate your time,
> kindness, and advice. At submitting my inquiry I hoped for
> one or two responses. At the end I received a lot more than
> expected. I compiled the suggested reference into a single
> list (some are still with web links, and some helpful remarks).
> It is a very impressive literature list. I hope it will help
> other people who are interested in the similar problem.
> To summarize the research:
> There are two schools of thought. The older one argues that
> the multilingual environment may cause speech delay in young
> children. The newer one refutes these claims and argues that
> raising children in multilingual environment does not cause
> any speech delays, but in fact, benefits the child's
> development. So, if there are young children with apparent
> speech delay, it is due to some other factors (but not to
> multilingual environment).
> Here is the list: CHILDS SPEECH DELAY REFERENCES
> Abu-Rabia, S. & L.S. Siegel (2002) Reading, Syntactic,
> Orthographic, and Working Memory Skills of Bilingual
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> Psycholinguistic Research 31 (6): 661-678.
> Ball, M. J. ( 2005) Clinical Sociolinguistics. Blackwell
> Publishing Challenging Case: Cultural and Linguistic
> Determinants in the Diagnosis and Management of Development
> Delay in a Four Year Old. In Developmental and Behavioral
> Pediatrics, Vol.23, No.5, October 2002. pp. 371-376
> Chandler Yeo, Helen, Susan Rickard Liow & Anthea Frase Gupta. (1994).
> Specific language disorders in Singaporean children: four
> case studies.
> Singapore Journal of Education 114:2, pp. 1-10.
> Chavda, Usha et al. (2000). Important issues in the Care and
> Evaluation of Bilingual /Multilingual Children. International
> Pediatrics, Vol.18, No.1, pp 8-13.
> (http://int-pediatrics.org/PDF/Volume_18/18_1/8_13ip 03_WEB.pdf)
> Child Language Teaching and Therapy (19:3), 1 October 2003:
> Mahon M., Crutchley A., Quinn T. New directions in the
> assessment of bilingual children pp. 237-243(7)
> Martin D., Krishnamurthy R., Bhardwaj M., Charles R. Language
> change in young Panjabi/English children: implications for
> bilingual language assessment 245-265(21)
> Pert S., Letts C. Developing an expressive language
> assessment for children in Rochdale with a Pakistani heritage
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> Seeff-Gabriel B. Phonological processing: a platform for
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> Salameh E-K., Nettelbladt U., Norlin K. Assessing phonologies
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> Cruz-Ferreira, Madalena. (2006). Three is a Crowd?
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> in Cantonese-Speaking Children With and Without Specific
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> Learning English as a Second Language: Implications of
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> Paradis, J. & M. Crago (2000) Tense and temporality: a
> comparison between children learning a second language and
> children with SLI. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing
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> Paradis, J., Crago, M., Genesee, F., & Rice, M. (2003).
> French- English bilingual children with SLI: How do they
> compare with their monolingual peers? Journal of Speech,
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> Paradis, J. & Crago M (in press) Comparing L2 and SLI
> grammars in child
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> Speech-Language Pathology. Vol 11,
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> A., & Kruth, K. (2000). Grammatical characteristics of a
> Spanish-English bilingual child with SLI. Communication
> Disorders Quarterly, 21, 66-76.
> Salameh et al (2004) Developmental perspectives on bilingual
> Swedish-Arabic children with and without language impairment:
> a longitudinal study. IJLCD 39:1
> Shriberg et al. (1999) Prevalence of Speech Delay in
> 6-Year-Old Children and Comorbidity With Language. Journal of
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> for Cantonese-speaking children. Child Language Teaching and
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> Good luck to all of you. And thank you again for your help, Svitlana
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