Chapter 12. Syntactic Processing in Developmental and Acquired Language Disorders

  1. Martin J. Ball Head Past President2,
  2. Dr. Michael R. Perkins Professor founder member Vice-President3,
  3. Dr. Nicole Müller2 and
  4. Sara Howard Senior Lecturer speech-language therapist pathologist President3
  1. Theodoros Marinis Lecturer

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch12

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

How to Cite

Marinis, T. (2008) Syntactic Processing in Developmental and Acquired Language Disorders, in The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics (eds M. J. Ball, M. R. Perkins, N. Müller and S. Howard), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135221

Online ISBN: 9781444301007

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Keywords:

  • syntactic processing in developmental and acquired language disorders;
  • Specific Language Impairment (SLI) and aphasia;
  • syntactic processing in language disorders;
  • syntactic processing in typically developing (TD) children;
  • sentence processing in developmental language disorders;
  • acquired language disorders - damage to brain after language system is established;
  • syntactic processing in aphasia using on-line methods;
  • aphasic patients and sensitivity to syntactic information

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is Syntactic Processing?

  • Syntactic Processing in Typically Developing Children

  • Sentence Processing in Developmental Language Disorders

  • Sentence Processing in Acquired Disorders

  • References