Journal article

Maternal communicative behaviours and interaction quality as predictors of language development: findings from a community-based study of slow-to-talk toddlers

Laura J Conway, Penny A Levickis, Jodie Smith, Fiona Mensah, Melissa Wake, Sheena Reilly

International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders | WILEY | Published : 2018


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council

Awarded by NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

Let's Learn Language (NHMRC Strategic Award 384491) and Language for Learning (Project Grant 607407) were funded by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council. Manuscript preparation was supported by the NHMRC-funded Centre of Research Excellence in Child Language (1023493), an Australian Postgraduate Award for LC, and an NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship for SR (1041892). FM has been supported by an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship (#1037449), an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (#1111160), and research at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. We thank Professor Lauren Adamson and Dr Katie Suma for their advice about coding, and Dr Sherryn Tobin and Ms Hannah Bryson for data collection. We sincerely thank the participants and their families.