Journal article

Cultural and Linguistic Practice with Children with Developmental Language Disorder: Findings from an International Practitioner Survey.

Margarita Stankova, Isabel R Rodríguez-Ortiz, Ana Matić, Penny Levickis, Rena Lyons, Camille Messarra, Edith Kouba Hreich, Mila Vulchanova, Valentin Vulchanov, Ewa Czaplewska, Natalia Ringblom, Kristina Hansson, Gisela Håkansson, Niloufar Jalali-Moghadam, Katya Dionissieva, N Evra Günhan Senol, James Law

Folia Phoniatr Logop | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The cultural and language diversity across many European countries presents a range of challenges and opportunities for speech and language therapists and other practitioners working with children with developmental language disorders (DLD) and their families. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to explore practitioners' perceptions of cultural and linguistic differences in response to children with DLD across different countries. METHODS: A survey was developed by practitioners and researchers working with children with DLD across Europe and beyond as part of the work of Cost Action IS1406. Data from 1,358 practitioners from 8 European countries - Ireland, UK, Bulgaria, Poland,..

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