Journal article

The role of joint engagement in the development of language in a community-derived sample of slow-to-talk children

LJ Conway, PA Levickis, F Mensah, JA Smith, M Wake, S Reilly

Journal of Child Language | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2018


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Awarded by NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

Let's Learn Language (NHMRC Strategic Award 384491) and Language for Learning (NHMRC 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 Government Research Training Program Scholarship (previously known as an Australian Postgraduate Award), and an MCRI top-up scholarship 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 supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. We thank Professor Edith Bavin for her advice, and Dr Sherryn Tobin and Ms Hannah Bryson for data collection. We sincerely thank the participants and their families.