Comparative Study of Story Coherence in Persian Speaking Children with Specific Language Impairment and Normal Development

Rezvani, R and Soleymani, Z and Jalali, Sh and Modaresi, Y (2016) Comparative Study of Story Coherence in Persian Speaking Children with Specific Language Impairment and Normal Development. Journal of Paramedical Sciences & Rehabilitation, 5 (2). pp. 34-41.

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Abstract

Purpose: Children with specific language impairment have shown specific defects in story coherence. The present study investigated story coherence in Persian speaking children with specific language impairment and normal development. Methods: This study is cross-sectional. Samples are 50 children with normal development and 10 children with specific language impairment. Children with language impairment had normal hearing, nonverbal IQ, and emotional status. Their language impairment detected by test of language development. Single-episode story (A1) and three-episode story (A3) were elicited and transcripted by using of Persian Narrative Norms Instrument. The story scored based on coherence elements. In both transcription and scoring stages, the percent agreement between inter-rater were calculated. To compare scores of the stories and episodes between two groups of children, Independent t-test and Mann-whitney test were applied. Results: In children with normal development, percent agreement in transcription obtained 100.Percent agreement of scoring in

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WV Otolaryngology
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Paramedical Science and Rehabilitation
Depositing User: jpsr jpsr
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2017 14:32
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2017 14:32
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6171

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