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Edith Cowan University

Western Australia.

1995

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The Effect Of A Structured Narrative Programme On Language Disordered Children, Rosemary J. Simpson Jan 1995

The Effect Of A Structured Narrative Programme On Language Disordered Children, Rosemary J. Simpson

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

This study examined the effectiveness of a structured narrative programme which had been developed to improve the narrative skills of children attending a Language Development Centre in Western Australia. The research was conducted over an eight week period with eight Year One (ie -6 years old) boys who had been diagnosed as having severe language disorders. A single subject research design was used to investigate the narrative development of the students. The design followed the ABAB format (baseline experimental design-baseline-experimental design) as outlined in Tawney and Gast (1984). The number of words used by each subject, the number of adverbials ...