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Perception Of Gated, Highly Familiar Spoken Monosyllabic Nouns By Children With And Without Learning Disabilities, Lois L. Elliott, Margo E. Scholl, James O. Grant, Michael A. Hammer Apr 1990

Perception Of Gated, Highly Familiar Spoken Monosyllabic Nouns By Children With And Without Learning Disabilities, Lois L. Elliott, Margo E. Scholl, James O. Grant, Michael A. Hammer

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A forward-gating procedure employing highly familiar monosyllabic words was used in auditory testing of age- and gender-matched children with learning disabilities and normally achieving children aged 8 to 11 years. The portion of the word presented, or "gate," was longer on each successive trial. Non-disabled children identified an average of one more word than the children with learning disabilities, but the mean duration required for word identification did not differ between groups. Better receptive vocabulary scores were associated with identification of words at shorter durations only among the children with learning disabilities. The two groups of children had similar numbers ...